Pavid Pav"id, a. [L. pavidus, from pavere to be afraid.] Timid; fearful. [R.] --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

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  • pavid — [pav′id] adj. [L pavidus < pavere, to tremble, orig., be struck down < pavire: see PAVE] Rare fearful; afraid; timid …   English World dictionary

  • pavid — adjective fearful, timid Their multitudes might inspire even their pavid nature with courage to attack, and brought to my fancy the fate of that unhappy prisoner who, thrown into a blind dungeon, was in one night literally devoured by rats …   Wiktionary

  • pavid — /pav id/, adj. timid; afraid; fearful; frightened. [1650 60; < L pavidus trembling, timid, deriv. of pavere to quake; see ID4] * * * …   Universalium

  • pavid — (L). Trembling, timid …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • pavid — pav·id …   English syllables

  • pavid — pav•id [[t]ˈpæv ɪd[/t]] adj. timid; afraid; frightened • Etymology: 1650–60; < L pavidus, der. of pavēre to quake; see id IV …   From formal English to slang

  • pavid — /ˈpævəd/ (say pavuhd) adjective frightened; fearful; timid. {Latin pavidus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pavid — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Procap — ist die grösste Selbsthilfeorganisation von Menschen mit Behinderung in der Schweiz. Henri Pavid (1893 1949) Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Gründung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Procap — est une association suisse d entraide destinée aux personnes avec handicap. Historique Henri Pavid (1893 1949) Procap est fondée sous le nom d « Association suisse des invalides » le 27 octobre 1930 par Henri Pavid qui cherche ainsi à… …   Wikipédia en Français

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