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shy
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 8
1. Inadequately supplied; short; lacking; as, the team is shy two players.
2. To start suddenly aside through fright or suspicion; - said especially of horses.
Part of Speech: noun
1. A sudden start aside, as by a horse.
2. A side throw; a throw; a fling.
Part of Speech: superlative
1. Easily frightened; timid; as, a shy bird.
3. Cautious; wary; suspicious.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To throw sidewise with a jerk; to fling; as, to shy a stone; to shy a slipper.
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