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cower

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  • verbhide, hover in fear
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Synonyms for cower

verb hide, hover in fear
  • cringe
  • crouch
  • flinch
  • recoil
  • skulk
  • tremble
  • wince
  • blench
  • bootlick
  • fawn
  • grovel
  • honey
  • kowtow
  • quail
  • shrink
  • sneak
  • toady
  • truckle
  • apple-polish
  • brownnose
  • draw back

Antonyms for cower

  • face
  • meet
  • come out
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More words related to cower

bow

verb. bend over
  • arch
  • bob
  • cower
  • crook
  • curtsy
  • curve
  • debase
  • dip
  • do obeisance
  • droop
  • duck
  • genuflect
  • hunch
  • incline
  • nod
  • round
  • stoop

bowing

verb. bend over

cringe

verb. flinch, recoil from danger

cringed

verb. flinch, recoil from danger

crouch

verb. stoop low; cringe

crouched

verb. stoop low; cringe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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