skittish

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skittish (comparative more skittish, superlative most skittish)

  1. Easily scared or startled; timid.
    The cat likes people he knows, but he is skittish around strangers.
  2. wanton; changeable; fickle
    Skittish Fortune's hall. — Shakespeare.

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