trepid

[trep-id]
adjective
fearful or apprehensive, especially trembling from fear.

Origin:
1640–50; < Latin trepidus

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trepid

adjective
timid by nature or revealing timidity; "timorous little mouse"; "in a timorous tone"; "cast fearful glances at the large dog" [syn: fearful
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They must be sagacious and in trepid, mere ready te serve the people than themselves.
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