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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtimoroustim‧o‧rous /ˈtɪmərəs/ adjective formal  SHYFRIGHTENEDlacking confidence and easily frightened syn fearful opp bold She was no helpless, timorous female.timorously adverbtimorousness noun [uncountable]
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timorousEven a timorous bicyclist can relish the route.She was no helpless, timorous female.
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