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“At first, I was a little bit timid because I wasn’t sure how they would react,” JJ said.
We’re not going to make the same mistake we made after the last economic downturn, when Congress did too little to help the nation rebound … we’re not going to be timid in the face of big challenges.
One night after her program, the typically timid Evie perked up in her chair at the dinner table, excited to share some news.
If it were not for the cowardly fear of being thought timid, there would be more care used in such matters.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The public eye, ever watchful and timid, waits scarcely for the show of danger to take alarm and withdraw its favour.
One retrograde or timid step would open the eyes of men, and bring down ruin on the Pantamorphica.
Impudent and reckless us he had been all his life, he was now more timid and nervous than an hysterical girl.
She smiled back at him, a pale, timid smile, like a gleam of sunshine from a wintry sky.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Sam was a timid boy; but he could not bear to see John Tubbs kept in for no fault, while the other boys were at play.
Mrs. Ducksmith shot a timid glance at him and the knitting needles clicked together nervously.

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