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Synonyms for shy

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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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Synonyms for shy

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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