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shy in Horses topic

shyshy2 verb (shied, shying, shies) [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 DSHBACK/BACKWARDSif a horse shies, it makes a sudden movement away from something because it is frightened 🔊 The horse shied, throwing Darrel from his saddle. shy away from something→ See Verb table
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shyThere are some horses who are really just avoiding working by shying at everything.Being asked to go on a committee may be something we tend to shy away from at first.Agencies without a clear-cut wartime role will shy away from conflicts.This does not mean that we shall shy away from tackling difficult subjects that may cause offence.Yet science has consistently shied away from the task.These memories are still quite fresh, and Clevelanders do not shy away from them.