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1. obsolete exhibiting corpselike qualities, for example a pallid tone, insensibility, or lack of spirits
3. obsolete brusque
4. shy and ill at ease
to babble (something)
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|Verb||1.||blate - cry plaintively; "The lambs were bleating"|
|Adj.||1.||blate - disposed to avoid notice; "they considered themselves a tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody know it"; (`blate' is a Scottish term for bashful)|
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
backward - (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature; "a backward lover"