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Word: cower

Definition: shrink quivering as from fear; cringe

More Vocab Words

::: caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
::: scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
::: succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
::: epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
::: hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
::: sleek - smooth and shining (as from good health); V.
::: anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
::: preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
::: clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
::: escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules