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quail

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  • verbcower, shrink
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Synonyms for quail

verb cower, shrink
  • blanch
  • blench
  • cringe
  • droop
  • faint
  • falter
  • flinch
  • quake
  • recoil
  • shake
  • shudder
  • start
  • tremble
  • wince
  • have cold feet

Antonyms for quail

  • calm
  • face
  • meet
  • steady
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More words related to quail

blench

verb. flinch
  • cringe
  • draw back
  • quail
  • quaver
  • recoil
  • shake
  • shrink
  • shrink back
  • shudder
  • shy away
  • tremble
  • wince

cower

verb. hide, hover in fear

cowered

verb. hide, hover in fear

cowering

verb. hide, hover in fear

cringe

verb. flinch, recoil from danger

cringed

verb. flinch, recoil from danger
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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