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Word: cower

Definition: shrink quivering as from fear; cringe


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::: palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
::: beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
::: felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
::: runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
::: scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
::: appall - dismay; shock deeply
::: masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
::: institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
::: brocade - rich, figured(patterned) fabric
::: evince - show clearly