What is the opposite of boldly?

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Adverb
Opposite of in a bold or daring manner
Adverb
Opposite of without concealment, deception, or prevarication, especially where these might be expected
Adverb
Opposite of with precipitation
Adverb
Opposite of in a way that involves physical strength, effort, or energy
“She walked slowly and feebly, as if she were convalescing from a long illness.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for willing, or inclined, to take chances or risks
“He was cautious with his words, mindful of not offending the audience.”
Adverb
(shily) Opposite of adverb for marked by, or displaying, a boldness of character
“I was too shy to read in class without my heart thumping nervously.”
Adverb
(modestly) Opposite of adverb for marked by, or displaying, a boldness of character
“He was an unassuming and extraordinarily modest young man, who disliked being in the public eye.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for showy, bold or audacious in behavior or appearance
“The details were inconspicuous, but mastered in their craft.”
Adverb
(typography) Opposite of adverb for of a kind of typeface having dark, heavy strokes, used especially for emphasis
“Keep the paragraphs in a light, sans serif font for easy readability.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for so steep as to be almost vertical
“There is a gradual slope for the less advanced skiers on the other side of this mountain.”
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