Definitions

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  • adv. In a fearful or timid manner.

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  • adv. in a timorous and trepid manner

Etymologies

trepid +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sober for seven years, I trepidly reach my fingers towards slices of dead animal.

    World Hum

  • It was a bit of stationary up and transdermal trepidly from thereto for the through rental car service and a bit huxleyan redemptory off to freemason.

    Rational Review

  • So that's our takes, looking trepidly at some of the new aspects of the opposing team.

    The Battle of California

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