GRE Word List

TIMOROUS

of a timid disposition : fearful

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

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WordMeaning
circumlocutionthe use of an unnecessarily large number of words to express an idea
fluctuateto shift back and forth uncertainly
disdaina feeling of contempt for someone or something regarded as unworthy or inferior : scorn
biliousof or relating to a yellow or greenish fluid that is secreted by the liver and that aids especially in the emulsification and absorption of fats : of or relating to bile (see bile
animatedendowed with life or the qualities of life : alive
confideto have confidence : trust
tarnishto dull or destroy the luster of by or as if by air, dust, or dirt : soil
cadavera dead body
shrewany of a family (Soricidae) of small chiefly nocturnal insectivores related to the moles and distinguished by a long pointed snout, very small eyes, and short velvety fur
concertedmutually contrived or agreed on