temeroso

temeroso(
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meh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. fearful
Mi nieta es muy inhibida y temerosa.My granddaughter is very inhibited and fearful.
b. frightened
La niña se mostraba temerosa de la oscuridad.The girl seemed frightened of the dark.
c. afraid
Susana estaba temerosa de decir la verdad.Susana was afraid to tell the truth.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Algo temerosa, la muchacha se acercó a la reina y le hizo una reverencia.Somewhat fearfully, the girl approached the queen and curtsied.
Miles de refugiados huían temerosos de la violencia.Thousands of refugees were fleeing the violence in fear.
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temeroso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (receloso)
a. fearful
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
temeroso
adjective
1 (con temor) fearful; frightened
2
temeroso de Dios God-fearing; full of the fear of God
3 (espantoso) fearsome
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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