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Word: cower

Definition: shrink quivering as from fear; cringe


More Vocab Words

::: plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
::: servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
::: auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
::: ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
::: madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
::: sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
::: turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
::: gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.