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Word: cower

Definition: shrink quivering as from fear; cringe


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::: industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
::: mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
::: prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
::: infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference
::: divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
::: arraign - charge in court; indict
::: inextricable - from which it is impossible to get free; that cannot be untied; Ex. inextricable troubles; Ex. inextricable two histories
::: woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
::: optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
::: squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children