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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a shy or bashful manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • He heard his name called timidly from upstairs, and looking up saw his wife's golden head over the banisters.
  • Three other people call timidly after him as he leaves.
  • When I was near the bridge, I heard my own name timidly pronounced.
  • At last, guilty and conscience-stricken, he knocked at the locked door and called timidly: for more
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