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 Sentences of timorous
a. fearful; demonstrating fear; weakly hesitant
His timorous manner betrayed the fear he felt at the moment.
Sentence in Classic:
Several witnesses were called who had known her for many years, and they spoke well of her; but fear and hatred of the crime of which they supposed her guilty rendered them timorous and unwilling to come forward.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Melanie, however, did not seem to mind the smells, the wounds or the nakedness, which Scarlett thought strange in one who was the most timorous and modest of women.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Carol had hidden in none of these refuges from reality, but she, who was tender and merry, had been made timorous by Gopher Prairie.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Gregor went and waited immediately by the door, resolved either to bring the timorous visitor into the room in some way or at least to find out who it was; but the door was opened no more that night and Gregor waited in vain.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka Context
When, however, the closing cadence had fallen on the ears of his auditors, the secret, timorous glances of the eyes, and the general and yet subdued movement of the assemblage, betrayed that something was expected from the father of the deceased.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
Prissy climbed reluctantly from the wagon with many groans and timorously followed Scarlett up the avenue.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context