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1. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete).

Synonyms

  • forth

Antonyms

  • exact
  • right

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Shy Away From

Example sentences of the word shy-away-from


1. Noun Phrase
Many people shy away from steel studs because they are unfamiliar with them.

2. Noun Phrase
Put these seven tips in action next time you're tempted to shy away from the heavy stuff.

3. Noun Phrase
Dermatologists don’t shy away from the sun.

2. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] from one's possession.

Antonyms

  • inaccuracy

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts).

Antonyms

  • internal

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] at a distance in space or time.

Antonyms

  • likely

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. away

adjective. ['əˈweɪ'] not present; having left.

Antonyms

  • satisfactory

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] in reserve; not for immediate use.

Synonyms

  • aside

Antonyms

  • inside
  • indoor

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] in a different direction.

Antonyms

  • intrinsic

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. shy

verb. ['ˈʃaɪ'] start suddenly, as from fright.

Synonyms

  • start
  • jump

Antonyms

  • uncertain
  • unsure
  • diffident

Etymology

  • shy (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sceoh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. shy

noun. ['ˈʃaɪ'] a quick throw.

Antonyms

  • certain

Etymology

  • shy (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sceoh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. shy

adjective. ['ˈʃaɪ'] lacking self-confidence.

Synonyms

  • unsure
  • diffident
  • confidence

Antonyms

  • diffidence
  • forward
  • brave
  • boldness

Etymology

  • shy (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sceoh (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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