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bashful

  
  
abashed, blushing, confused, constrained, coy, diffident, easily embarrassed, nervous, overmodest, reserved, reticent, retiring, self-conscious, self-effacing, shamefaced, sheepish, shrinking, shy, timid, timorous  
  
Antonyms     
   aggressive, arrogant, bold, brash, conceited, confident, egoistic, fearless, forward, immodest, impudent, intrepid, pushy     (informal)   self-assured  
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bashful

  
  
Someone who is bashful is shy and easily embarrassed.      adj   (=shy)  
He seemed bashful and awkward..., ...a bashful young lady.     
  bashfully      adv   ADV with v  
`No,' Wang Fu said bashfully.     
  bashfulness      n-uncount  
I was overcome with bashfulness when I met her.     

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