Verb(1) draw back, as with fear or pain(2) show submission or fear
(1) But the characters are so flat and unappealing that I couldn't muster up a single empathetic cringe for 'em.(2) He tracks them down into an underground bar where they cower and cringe when they spot him entering the room.(3) Bojangles, the Mecca for all the crims and drug freaks, is the venue to make any family or business man cringe with fear and disgust.(4) She shot a kind look at Kaiyo, whose perpetual cringe eased in reply.(5) Yanare took a deep breath secretly hoping that she could meet someone in this party that would make her heart beat rapidly instead of making her cringe in disgust.(6) They have a field day when they see decent people cringe in fear or are immobilised by the power of fear itself.(7) I moved my arms to the side and dropped the cloth covered items onto the ground out of the way, so I wouldn't land on them and break them, and then closed my eyes in a cringe to prepare for the pain I was bound to feel in the next second.(8) Supporters of this war who are in the mood for an ideological pogrom should chill out for a while, and opponents need not fold into permanent cringe position.(9) The word die seemed to hang in the air like an evil spell, a black enchantment that clutched at their hearts, made their mortal souls cringe with fear.(10) Ideal as a watchdog, this dog will neither be aggressive nor cringe with fear on accosting a stranger.(11) Pierre gave a small cringe as Marge turned from fixing the table with mild surprise.(12) But as much as I love him, I cringe in fear every time I see him.(13) As for monarchists weighing into the debate right now, it seems that never in the field of human controversy has greater cringe been inflicted on so many, by so few.(14) Thankfully, this is also one of the few episodes where Ralph's cowardly cringe is tossed aside and he stands up for himself.(15) In a week or three, I'll look back on what I've been writing recently and I'll either cringe with embarrassment or just be totally baffled by what was going on in my head.(16) Genevan felt a strange cringe in his stomach at the sight of her.
1. cower ::
2. wince ::
3. quail ::
Different Formscringe, cringed, cringes, cringing
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