Sentence Examples


  • Sarah took a timorous step forward and spilled the details of their plight in one long ramble, barely stopping for breath.
  • They brought themselves into notoriety by excommunicating the philosopher - an act of weak self-defence on the part of men who had themselves but recently been admitted to the country, and were timorous of the suspicion that they shared Spinoza's then execrated views.
  • Ii (am/flawÆs): wickedness is timorous under the condefnnation of conscience (the same thought in Prov.
  • According to Clarendon, a worse choice could not have been made, for Lenthall was of a "very timorous nature."
  • But if there happen to be an unduly slender, clumsy, or timorous wight in the ship, that wight is certain to be made a ship-keeper.

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