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Word: cower

Definition: shrink quivering as from fear; cringe


More Vocab Words

::: surpass - exceed
::: taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
::: poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
::: collusion - conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude
::: materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
::: convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
::: presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
::: endue - provide with some quality; endow
::: embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent