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shy

Synonyms of shy in English:

adjective

  • 1 I was painfully shy
    [Antonyms] confident
  • Phrases

    shy away from

    1
    she shied away from success
    flinch at, demur at, recoil at, hang back from, have scruples about, have misgivings about, have qualms about, be chary of, be diffident toward, be bashful about, fight shy of, balk at

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