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cringed

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  • verbflinch, recoil from danger
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Synonyms for cringed

verb flinch, recoil from danger
  • cower
  • kneel
  • quiver
  • tremble
  • wince
  • blench
  • crawl
  • crouch
  • dodge
  • duck
  • grovel
  • quail
  • shrink
  • shy
  • start
  • stoop
  • draw back
  • eat dirt

Antonyms for cringed

  • face
  • meet
  • stretch
  • come forward
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.