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shy away

  • as inrecoil
  • as inturn
  • as inhang back
  • as inblench
  • as inhesitate
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Synonyms for shy away

verb shrink away
  • backfire
  • balk
  • blanch
  • blink
  • cringe
  • demur
  • flinch
  • hesitate
  • reel
  • shudder
  • tremble
  • turn away
  • waver
  • wince
  • blench
  • carom
  • dodge
  • duck
  • falter
  • jerk
  • kick
  • quail
  • quake
  • react
  • rebound
  • resile
  • shake
  • shirk
  • shrink
  • spring
  • start
  • stick
  • stickle
  • swerve
  • withdraw
  • draw back
  • pull back
  • shy away
  • step back

Antonyms for shy away

  • steady
  • face
  • meet
  • remain
  • stay
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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