Shyly
Shyly Shy"ly, adv. In a shy or timid manner; not familiarly; with reserve. [Written also {shily}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • shyly — adverb in a shy or timid or bashful manner (Freq. 1) he smiled shyly • Syn: ↑timidly, ↑bashfully • Derived from adjective: ↑bashful (for: ↑bashfully), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • shyly — adverb see shy I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shyly — See shyer. * * * …   Universalium

  • shyly — adverb In a shy manner …   Wiktionary

  • shyly — adv. bashfully, timidly; distrustfully, cautiously, warily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shyly — shy·ly …   English syllables

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  • shily — Shyly Shy ly, adv. In a shy or timid manner; not familiarly; with reserve. [Written also {shily}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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