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Word: flinch

Definition: hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.


Sentences Containing 'flinch'

Mirza Bashirrudin Ahmad, the second successor to Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, writes: "On November 7, Bolshevik revolutionaries dismissed the Kerensky government, and the condition of the Czar became so pitiful as to make the stoutest heart flinch.
The World of Stainboy is a series of flash animation shorts created in 2000 by director Tim Burton and animated by Flinch Studio.

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