scaredy-cat


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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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Jesse Eisenberg stars as the scaredy-cat anti-hero helped by gun-toting hardman Woody Harrelson as they join forces with two young survivors (Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin).
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It is my observation that there exists in every litter of kittens a spectrum of personality styles running from total scaredy-cat to born friendly or at least bold.
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Jesse Eisenberg is great as the scaredy-cat anti-hero helped by gun-toting hardman Woody Harrelson.
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