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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To crouch or shrink back.

Usage examples (36)
  • Van Gundy has hinted how he might react to an Orlando title, saying he might "cower" in a "fetal position."
  • Well, even so, was he going to cower back into a corner?
  • The victim may cower in the presence of the other person.
  • While heaven leans forth to see, oh! can he quail or cower? for more
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