scaredy


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scaredy

(ˈskɛədɪ)
n, pl -dies
baby talk informal someone who is easily frightened
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Given to Riverside Park by the Urban Cat League to hunt rats, Scaredy instead"lets the rats eat out of her bowl," the film says.
In book one, "The Scaredy Cat" (9781524701611) they attend their first day of school and receive the assignment to bring in something special to share with the class.
A MOGGIE proved it was no scaredy cat when it bravely sought refuge in an enclosure filled with Arctic wolves.
He is active and playful, and very affectionate - he's not a scaredy cat at all.
A YOU could try growing the scaredy cat plant, Coleus canina.
Bit confusing that the feline faces are hidden, though, because it's not like you can accuse someone with bright pink and blue hair of being a scaredy cat.
There's a spider in my wardrobe It really freaks me out When I first saw its creepy legs It made me gasp and shout It's big and black and scary A silent stealth invader It stares at me with menace A regular Darth Vader A master of disguises It hides just anywhere In folds and sleeves and pockets It really doesn't care I'm tossing and I'm turning I really need some sleep But with a spider in my wardrobe I'm trembling like a leaf Spider, spider, don't come out While I'm alone in bed I really am a scaredy cat With covers over my head By Stephen Bayley, Woolton
The next section of this article introduces a stimulus text that could be used in Year 4, Melanie Watt's (2012) children's picture book Scaredy Squirrel at the Beach.
Ed Millipede stopped one step short of chanting "Scaredy cat, scaredy cat, sitting on the doormat" to the Prime Minister, offering him a couple of podiums in front of a camera any time, any place anywhere.
Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Halloween: A Safety Guide for Scaredies
No redeeming features at all and no reason for any new fans gained tonight ever to return Steve Welsh @miniboro_dotcom Scaredy cats v tigers UpTheBoro @SiCareyBoro I would expect more fight and passion from a conference side than Boro showed against Hull reserves.
A dog dressed as a sunflower rests on the ground during the Scaredy Cats and Dogs Halloween costume competition in Manila yesterday.