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[Latin trepidus, anxious.]
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trembling or fearful
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fearful or apprehensive.
[1640–50; < Latin trepidus]
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|Adj.||1.||trepid - timid by nature or revealing timidity; "timorous little mouse"; "in a timorous tone"; "cast fearful glances at the large dog"|
timid - showing fear and lack of confidence
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