Fear and fearless

timorous
(adj)
TIM-ǝ-rǝs
Meaning

fearful; timid; nervous

1st Sample Sentence

Deer are timorous; tigers are bold.

Root

timere (to fear) (Latin)

Synonyms

craven, pusillanimous, timorous

Antonyms

audacious, intrepid

Mnemonics

sounds like TIME + OVER: imagine you are giving your GRE exam, and your time gets over, you will get frightened. = fear = demonstrate fear. :)

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