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cowering

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  • verbhide, hover in fear
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Synonyms for cowering

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 cowering

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

cowardly

adjective. fearful

fainthearted

adjective. timid

fawning

adjective. deferential, groveling

hangdog

adjective. shamefaced

recreant

adjective. cowardly

subservient

adjective. extremely compliant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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