Thesaurus / skittish

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Americans are rightly skittish about supporting violence, even in response to violent authoritarian attacks.

If you have skittish pets, know that they’ll probably be grateful, too.

Even those who are not public company CEOs are skittish about becoming partisan combatants.

Allaire, though, says the letter will provide assurance to other banks—some of whom remain skittish about cryptocurrency ventures.

Eric Johnson, Condé Nast svp of commercial marketing and events, said advertisers were “skittish” to buy into virtual events at first due to the uncertainty of what returns they might get from their already slashed marketing budgets.

Did not even the spotted and skittish horses which drew the chariot repeatedly turn round to gaze upon his vermilioned features?

He was crying terribly, and I supposed the lambs were skittish and would not be guided.

After the slow dignified drives I am taking almost every day, I wonder how her skittish, affected ways will seem to me!

"Skittish devil," remarked the landlord, as the colt quivered under the hand he laid upon him.

A Modern InstanceWilliam Dean Howells

Edna would get fat and rosy, and you and Mrs Freer would be quite young and skittish by the time you got home!

Sisters ThreeMrs. George de Horne Vaizey

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