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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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An audience of children is one that is true in expressing their feelings and I feel very happy when I sing for them and they repeat after me shyly," she told reporters.
Photographs and a video released by the hospital showed Malala Yousufzai hugging nurses, waving and smiling shyly.
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Three Lions fans had started to shyly peck at the general 12/1 England.
We were all so moved by this brave little angel, shyly dancing across the floor in her sparkly shoes and princess dress from Next when she came to visit us at Strictly, all thanks to the Make A Wish Foundation.
This shortage of water affected several areas of the Cant Board, including Misrial Road, Mohalla Zamirdran, Alhabad, Cant view colony, Officer Colony, Shyly Valley, Tench Bhata, and Iqbal Colony.
Nemorino, convincingly sung by tenor Harout Markatian, bumbled shyly and sweetly in the first scene, but then, to the dismay of the ladies of the chorus, ran rampant after drinking the elixir.
One would suggest shyly that "Fothisms" have become part of the Canadian psyche, not "overused cilches.
The Anfield singer was one of the shining stars of last year's series, from the moment she shyly stepped on stage for her audition.
Professor Nano Ruzin says in Utrinski vesnik that the political life is monotonous and that the issue about the situation of the Macedonian journalism is being only shyly addressed.
Some of the innovations are his own, he admits shyly.
The two approached each other a bit shyly, but soon dashed for the bushes, from which shortly emerged a good deal of giggling, laughter, and shaking of branches.