To recoil, as from something unpleasant or difficult; shrink.
To voice opposition; object:
To start or tend a fire in:
To move or lift (the head) with a sudden motion.
To move the lever of (a switch, clutch, etc.) or connect, disconnect, engage, etc. by so doing
To throw, cast, fling, or hurl
To set or thrust (a self-propelled craft or projectile) in motion:
To move with force or violence; rush
(Geology) To displace or move (a vein, lode, or stratum, for example).
To move suddenly and violently; rush; dash
To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
To move suddenly and fast
(Archaic) To throw up, as a mound, or rampart.
To recoil is to spring back or back away.
To behave in a servile way; fawn.
To shrink or start involuntarily, as in pain or distress; flinch.
To stir the emotions:
Seek is defined as to search or look for something.
Approach means to move close to something.
Find another word for shying. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for shying, like: quailing, flinching, demurring, blenching, firing, tossing, throwing, slinging, shooting, pitching and launching.