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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A reflex response to sudden pain v. - Draw back, as with fear or pain.

Usage examples (36)
  • Military men who never flinched at the roar of rifles now shook at the prospect of facing the press.
  • Come now, you’re an intelligent woman, and you don’t flinch from the truth.
  • They did not surrender an inch nor did flinch from the next potential threat.
  • Most likely you're flinching, and if you don't think you can flinch from a benchrest, think again. for more
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