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Shy

(shī),
George Milton, U.S. neurologist, 1919-1967. See: Shy-Drager syndrome.

Shy

Abbreviation for 6-mercaptopurine.

shy

timid.

shy breeder
difficult to get pregnant because of timid disposition and disinclination to copulate.
shy feeder
fussy, finicky eater; difficult to get to eat a full feed.
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Backstage sources say 16-year-old Janet - originally considered the shyest contestant - has become impossible to work with, refusing to wear outfits picked for her and arguing about song choices.
HE'S a veteran at snapping the UK's shyest creatures, but now Damian Waters is trying to track down the rarest best of all - a sign the UK is on the road to recovery.
According to Ann, they must have been the two shyest teenagers at Santa Monica High School, though she was far shyer than he was.
The idea of performing can itself become a substitute for direct experience: Even the shyest individual may harbor secret fantasies of rock-star success, of driving countless fans to a near frenzy of adulation and identification.
And where Scu leads, the others follow, even the group's two shyest members, O'Brien, who becomes animated and expressive, and Twiston-Davies, towards whom Brennan, his colleague in the camp of Imperial Commander, clearly feels genuine affection.
Children at this age usually respond quite enthusiastically to these activities but even the shyest members of a class can be encouraged to participate in some aspect of the drama.
Melbourne, June 23 (ANI): Australians are the shyest people when it comes to going on holidays as they think it can put their career at risk, according to a survey.
Of course almost every student who was about to graduate had family members arriving for the weekend, so a few sisters and brothers and even a dad or two joined the party, and everyone tried to chat up the new girls, and then people from other halls who heard the roar from our hall wandered over, and soon it was midnight and the party was throbbing and even the shyest people were dancing and giggling and shouting.
Just pick an activity--any activity that has given you the shyest beckoning -and turn a deaf ear to all evaluations and worries about "right decisions.
One of the world's oldest, rarest, and shyest animals, it's found only the rain forests of New Guinea and surrounding islands.
Once interest is stimulated even the shyest child can be a willing, interactive group member, regardless of cultural background and language accomplishment.