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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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Better still - unlike over here, where British royals looking for a bride have to shyly hang round real-tennis tournaments or polo matches to find Miss Wrong - in Swaziland the wannabe wives come to the king in what is known as the "reed dance" ceremony.
I don't know whether or not it was his example, but I began trying to write poetry about then, and I shyly told him so one day.
The girl asks about my unfair treatment In its enthusiastic concern my small spoon Shyly elaborates its views on love after the talk The gift waves The sun shines the flowers bloom - I love you Youth cares about nothing just like her Aunt's smile disappears in a wink
A young friend asked me to check the truth thee, south of the equator, water drains counter clockwise out of the sink and shyly suggested that I might bring back a can to add to her and her boyfriend's collection of beer cans.
Yet a slender sprout arose from the trunk of that tree, and on that sprout hung six little leaves drooping downward, almost shyly and demurely.
His one decisive action takes him away from the woman he shyly and secretly loves.
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.
Petrov shyly accepted the applause while wiping away a tear as his wife Paulina and family stood by his side.
Spot a shyly speckled thrush Hiding under a gooseberry bush.
The pair made an exit arm-in-arm, with the 'Mean Girls' actress giggling shyly as she was snapped.
Peas climbed canes standing to attention in a row, Jostling with lettuce some refusing to grow, Shaded beneath purple veined leaf, Beetroot shyly grew to his relief.