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Word: cower

Definition: shrink quivering as from fear; cringe


More Vocab Words

::: imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
::: untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
::: polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
::: precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
::: headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
::: comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
::: illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
::: bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
::: caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
::: revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable