If ever one cowered visibly in this world, Hamish Channing did then.
Jonas shrunk from looking at him, and cowered down into the chair by which he had held.
Sim cowered in a corner of the box, with his lank fingers in his long hair.
He glared at Nat Burns, who cowered silent and miserable in his corner.
She turned on him, silent, a moment: he cowered and evaded her eyes.