Thesaurus / timid

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Here are only gabblers and timid cowards; there stood armed men ready to go to death.

The Pharaoh and the PriestAlexander Glovatski

Sham Rao cast a furtive, timid look round him; and his voice, when he answered our questions, was somewhat tremulous.

From the Caves and Jungles of HindostanHelena Pretrovna Blavatsky

Bleating like the fawn they would draw the timid dam to her death.

Daniel BooneJohn S. C. Abbott

So far all the belligerent Governments have taxed on the timid side.

What is Coming?H. G. Wells

She stopped before the table, timid and shrinking as though she felt a presentiment of danger, but making an effort to smile.

Lady Euphemia is a faded, timid, gentlewoman of some five or six-and-thirty years of age, with neither money nor beauty.

The count seemed to be perfectly amazed at this audacity shown by a girl who was usually so timid.

The Clique of GoldEmile Gaboriau

Also he did it because it was in his blood to love to race the timid sheep over the hills and obey his master's commands.

The Wee Scotch PiperMadeline Brandeis

Tell the story of Elijah's conversation with the timid Obadiah.

Heroes of IsraelTheodore Gerald Soares

Being a timid man, desirous of remaining in favour with court, he had bowed to the will of the emperor in the matter of images.

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