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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Draw back, as with fear or pain; Show submission or fear.

Usage examples (9)
  • The one good thing about repeating your mistakes is that you know when to cringe.
  • A revealing look -- what Glenn Greenwald calls cringe-inducing -- at some passengers on the old Straight Talk Express.
  • OK, this is kind of cringe-worthy, but I have to share.
  • They're the kind of cringe-worthy bits that get mass-emailed. for more
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