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Word: cower

Definition: shrink quivering as from fear; cringe


More Vocab Words

::: moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
::: puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
::: prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
::: seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
::: gesticulation - motion; gesture; V. gesticulate: make gestures (while speaking)
::: decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
::: enervate - weaken; take away energy from
::: mischance - ill luck
::: duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
::: masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism