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1. timidly

adverb. ['ˈtɪmədli'] in a shy or timid or bashful manner.

Synonyms

  • shyly

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • timid (English)
  • timide (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Timidly

  • absurdly
  • acidly
  • admittedly
  • advisedly
  • advisedly
  • allegedly
  • assertedly
  • assuredly
  • avidly
  • avowedly
  • awkwardly
  • badly
  • baldly
  • belatedly
  • blandly
  • blessedly
  • blindly
  • boldly
  • broadly
  • candidly

Example sentences of the word timidly


1. Adverb
Note, however, that some cats react timidly around brand new and unfamiliar potbellied pigs.

Quotes containing the word timidly


1. We hold the future still timidly, but perceive it for the first time as a function of our own action.
- J.D. Bernal, The World, the Flesh & the Devil;: An Enquiry into the Future of the Three Enemies of the Rational Soul

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