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Word: cower

Definition: shrink quivering as from fear; cringe


More Vocab Words

::: catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
::: prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
::: smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
::: desiccate - dry up
::: bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
::: forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
::: predecessor - former occupant of a post
::: wastrel - waster; profligate
::: metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
::: obsidian - black volcanic rock