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shy

1. Poker (of a player) without enough money to back his bet
2. (of plants and animals) not breeding or producing offspring freely
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Writer-director Hallie Meyers-Shyer (the daughter of Nancy Meyers and Charles Shyer, both of them filmmakers specialising in romantic comedies) might as well be making a sitcom; scene after scene is just wall-to-wall talk, broken up only with contrived bits of business (like a would-be farcical scene where each boy in turn knocks on Alice's door) and the aforementioned musical montages.
At first, Therese is the shyer one, Carol is more refined and confident.
"Shyer e Awam" remained piece of hot cake for the poetry lovers despite the fact that Tahira Habib Jalib remained unavailable to attend the event.
By night, the underwater spotlights beneath each window around the room attract squid and shyer marine life, whilst coral has already begun to grow around the structure, creating its own underwater ecosystem.
Bridesmaids were Erika Ashley Ivy, Jessica Lauren Lucovich, Sheetal 'shyer Patel, Mary Katherine Shipp, and Robyn Christine Wyckoff.
"Germans [the second largest market] are much shyer," he said.
Other medal winners were Farhanullah Kakar, Mohammad Shoaib Khilji, Zia-Ud-Din Kassi , Mohammad Yousaf, Amanullah Durrani, Naseebullah Sadozai, Mohammad Usman Khilji, Mohammad Umar Durrani, Basharat Khan Khilji, Syed Shyer Yeaar Khan, Ezatullah Kakar, Shahjan Tareen, Mohiz-Ur-Rehman Kakar, Miss Amna Tareen, Miss Bakhtawar Khan, Miss Zarmina Rehman Khilji.
"What really makes it personal is the extent to which Iyer--a writer in his way as enigmatic as Greene and perhaps, before this book, at any rate, even shyer about self-revelation--exposes himself as never before.
She persuaded the play's producers to let her read for the part of Chris, over the shyer Annie, and clinched it.
Angel is more outgoing and chatty, while Velvet is shyer and takes time to warm up, but both will make wonderful lap kitties.
"Yeah, a lot of bocks are too sweet, this one isn't," seconded guest taster Kirby Shyer of Manhattan Beer.