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- adv. In a timid manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a timid or apprehensive manner; without boldness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a shy or timid or bashful manner
Peter without saying a word timidly drew near to the fire and warmed his hands in the smoke.
"Captain Miller," she called timidly, and at sound of his name, Miller turned toward her.
No sooner had the human family begun to recover its balance, to emerge timidly from the ruins, than new wars came to plunge it back into the morass.
He heard his name called timidly from upstairs, and looking up saw his wife's golden head over the banisters.
The sensitive plant is too vulgar an allusion; but if the truth of modern naturalists may be depended upon, there is a plant which, instead of receding timidly from the intrusive touch, angrily protrudes its venomous juices upon all who presume to meddle with it: – do not you think this plant would be your fittest emblem?
Three other people call timidly after him as he leaves.
Iâ€ ™ ve got the Final Fantasy section of the catalog here, â€ she offered, pulling out a well-worn and dog-eared magazine that held some of the brothelâ€ ™ s most popular products. â€œOh, no thank you, â€ said the girl, blushing. â€œI can pick another one on my own. â€ She chewed her lip for a moment, then spoke up again timidly. â€œDo you have, ah, a Spike? â€ â€œSpiegel?
Tiptoeing across the living room, Joyce took her stand by the table and called timidly, expectantly and awesomely:
It seemed like a dream to her; with a smile, she looked at her friend's face; just slowly she, realized her situation, remembered the bite, called timidly for the boy.
At last, guilty and conscience-stricken, he knocked at the locked door and called timidly:
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