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Synonyms for shy

Synonyms for shy

not forward but reticent or reserved in manner

not enough to meet a demand or requirement

to draw away involuntarily, usually out of fear or disgust

to send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm

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a quick throw

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start suddenly, as from fright

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throw quickly

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lacking self-confidence

wary and distrustful

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Mike says: "I'm amazed at the number of wonderful performers who give their free time to help raise money for the Shy Lowen Horse and Pony Sanctuary; this is a brilliant charity which takes mistreated and abandoned horse and gives them a caring home in which they heal and thrive.
Shy has both and he shows guts, as one disaster follows another after the ship goes down.
The research team, from CU-Boulder's Institute for Behavioral Genetics (IBG) and the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, found consistent evidence to support only the hypothesis that shy toddlers were delayed in speaking but not in understanding.
In this book, best selling author Shy Love, shares her personal experiences and years of knowledge on how women can attract their ideal mate.
In other wards the researcher found elk had two distinct personalities bold runner and shy movers.
She was always quite shy when I tried to talk to her.
With many Single releases on Shy by various Labels her Management Team formed their own small Label "King Edward Music" to release her music on, when no Label could be found to sign her a legitimate Album deal.
His sister Cristina Balotelli told Radio 5 Live: "He is very shy, even if he likes to be getting attention, this is also a characteristic of people who are shy.
It''ll be just Shy playing on Friday but it's a way to celebrate it all coming back together at the end of 2011.
The buzz is Irrfan felt so shy dancing in front of the pretty lady that he didn't want her to be around on the sets.
The Love-Shy Survival Guide" is an advice book for those who are love shy and are having a hard time getting into the world of relationships.
Shy children are wary in the face of new social situations and perceived social evaluation.
Surprisingly, not a great deal of research has been carried out on shyness in classroom contexts, yet as teachers we have all seen (but perhaps not heard) the shy child trying to disappear into the background, face glowing scarlet, reluctant to speak in public or even in small group situations.
Kaczor is only nine digs shy of 200, but it is her pursuit of Jennifer (Kessy) Boss' single-season kill record that has garnered plenty of attention in recent weeks.
PARENTS who are shy and nervous about mixing with others can attend a new group.