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scaredy-cat

A person who is easily frightened or needlessly afraid. Greg called Joanne a scaredy-cat because she didn't want to go exploring in the woods after dark.
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There's a smaller tower, of about 5ft, and even that took him half an hour to get down from, so he's a bit of a scaredy cat.
SCAREDY CAT "I have a fear, ever since I was little, of a clown in my closet and giant squids," confesses Dylan.
Variations in the COMT gene (think of it as the scaredy cat gene), have the effect of making some people more easily startled by unpleasant images.
Scaredy Cat by Mark Bill-ingham centres on DI Tom Thorne, who is called on to investigate the murders of four women.
The Scaredy Cat rest is a variation of the Alley Cat drop-away rest.
1) Karin SILVESTRI, Jimmy HART, VILLARAIGOSA: Winner, loser, scaredy cat.
Then my neighbour gave me a plant called Scaredy Cat.
Alternatively, you could grow Coleus canina - known as scaredy Cat - which has a strong aroma that they hate.
THERE'S only one scaredy cat in this Tyneside neighbourhood - and it's not Tango the tabby.
Dithering dentist Oz, meanwhile, is an even more frantic scaredy cat than he was in the first movie.
This South Korean supernatural horror will certainly turn you into a scaredy cat.
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Joint second prize winners were Robert Davies for the rise and rise of the e-book and Pam Cockerill for Scaredy Cat.
Katie Roberts, Hadlow, Kent alternatively, you could grow Coleus canina - known as scaredy Cat - which has a strong aroma that they hate.