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Word: cower

Definition: shrink quivering as from fear; cringe


More Vocab Words

::: fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
::: deface - mar; disfigure
::: nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
::: condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
::: pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
::: ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
::: scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
::: crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
::: serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip