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timid adj.reserved, bashful, retiring
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diffident adj.timid, quiet, hesitant
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bashful adj.quiet, modest, timid
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retiring adj.quiet, reserved, timid
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coy adj.modest, timid, bashful
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modest adj.timid, reserved, quiet
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reserved adj.quiet, timid, modest
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reticent adj.quiet, reserved, timid
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timorous adj.timid, feel doubt, base
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demure adj.quiet, reserved, modest
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humble adj.quiet, modest, timid
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throw v. & n.fling, action, toss
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self-effacing adj.timid, bashful, quiet
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short adj.poor, insufficient, lacking
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hesitant adj.feel doubt, quiet, characteristic
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fearful adj.feel doubt, weak, timid
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meek adj.modest, humble, unassuming
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toss v. & n.fling, action, cast
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sheepish adj.quiet, timid, characteristic
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pitch v. & n.fling, action, cast
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