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Word: cower

Definition: shrink quivering as from fear; cringe


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::: parable - short simple story teaching a moral
::: hapless - unfortunate; luckless
::: saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
::: inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
::: haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
::: impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
::: rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
::: idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
::: predilection - preference; partiality
::: draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time