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pavid

[pav-id] /ˈpæv ɪd/
adjective
1.
timid; afraid; fearful; frightened.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin pavidus trembling, timid, derivative of pavēre to quake; see -id4
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pavid

/ˈpævɪd/
adjective
1.
(rare) fearful; timid
Word Origin
C17: from Latin pavidus fearful, from pavēre to tremble with fear
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