Sentence Examples

  • You weren't so shy the other night.
  • The supply of some of the most valuable, such as sable, silver and natural black fox, sea otter and ermine, which are all taken from animals of a more or less shy nature, does very gradually decrease with persistent hunting and the encroachment of man upon the districts where they live, but the climate of these vast regions is so cold and inhospitable that the probabilities of man ever permanently inhabiting them in numbers sufficient to scare away or exterminate the fur-bearing wild animals is unlikely.
  • He missed the small girl and her shy smile a hundred times a day.
  • What he did have was a shy smile that warmed the heart.
  • 1 Distinguish "coy," affectedly shy or modest, from O.

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