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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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Charlotte Carter Child of Courage winner, 2000 When six-year-old Charlotte shyly refused to give Boyzone hunk Ronan Keating a kiss as he presented her award, she stole the heart of the nation.
A silver-backed jackal shyly appears from the forest, looks at us and skulks away.
Following the performance, as each of Gaga's dancers took a bow and introduced themselves, Cooper shyly joined in and said: "Bradley, thank you."
Andrea Brillantes continues to shyly deny comparisons made between her and Liza Soberano, whom she considers a 'dyosa' (goddess).
The 'Veere Di Wedding' star shared an image that features a young Sonam and sister Rhea, shyly posing with dad Anil Kapoor.
As Norman realizes the coat makes him miserable, not the wings, he shyly sheds the jacket and begins to soar through the sky again.
Maija, who was born with Down's syndrome and is now 20, leans gently against her mother and laughs shyly when recalling her early steps towards a modelling career.
Obauro -- Pakistan People Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has shyly responded to a wedding proposal question raised by journalist.
Jeremy shyly begins to accept the possibility that he also may be gay, as attraction to Seb gives color to his life.
It mentions that over the next five years the EU will give PS724m in funding to the North East, shyly not mentioning the PS54m pounds we pay into the EU daily, which would allows us comfortably to finance ourselves.