GRE Word List


of a timid disposition : fearful

The meaning of the word timorous is of a timid disposition : fearful.

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dowseto plunge into water
barba medieval cloth headdress passing over or under the chin and covering the neck
defileto make unclean or impure: such as
precincta part of a territory with definite bounds or functions often established for administrative purposes : district
enlivento give life, action, or spirit to : animate
physiognomythe art of discovering temperament and character from outward appearance
obeisancea movement of the body made in token of respect or submission : bow
wretcha miserable person : one who is profoundly unhappy or in great misfortune
propensityan often intense natural inclination or preference
malicioushaving or showing a desire to cause harm to someone : given to, marked by, or arising from malice