fearful or apprehensive, especially trembling from fear.
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How to use trepid in a sentence
This caused Horton to feel trepid about whether her case was strong enough.Transgender Zimbabwean woman in Md. wins asylum case | Tinashe Chingarande | November 23, 2021 | Washington Blade
Dominum non invocaverunt; illic trepid-averunt timore, ubi non erat timor.The World of Romance | William Morris
The muscles of the spiritual athlete pant for such exertion; and without it, they would dwindle into trepid imbecility.The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper | Martin Farquhar Tupper