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In fact, many have accused Blancaflor of cowering to the influence of the United States.
THE HISTORY BEHIND THE REMOVAL OF ARGENTINA’S VERSION OF ‘AUNT JEMIMA’ERIKA EDWARDSJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There were barely two dozen journalists in theaters that seat hundreds, all scattered around in separate rows, cowering in their masks.
YOU SHOULD ABSOLUTELY GO BACK TO THE MOVIES. I DID. AND CRIED. (A LOT.)KEVIN FALLONMAY 28, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
In the apartment were young Denise, her mother and aunt, and two small children who cowered under blankets as the gang terrorized the others, police said.
RELEASED EARLY AFTER A MURDER CONVICTION, D.C. MAN IS CHARGED IN NEW HOMICIDEPAUL M. DUGGAN, KEITH L. ALEXANDER, PETER HERMANNMAY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Will not this coming Yankee Congress force all the world either to cower before them, or check them by upholding us?
THE FLAG REPLACED ON SUMTERWILLIAM A. SPICER
And he would cower in the background blushing his absurd little blushes at his second-hand temerity.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Wave after wave of them come across in their field gray-blue uniforms and they never cower.
PRIVATE PEATHAROLD R. PEAT
If, with growing clarity of vision, catastrophe ensued, then was time enough to shrink and cower.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
But even then Ruth could not speak; it had come in too tender a moment, had found her too exposed; she could only cower back.
FIDELITYSUSAN GLASPELL
I have seen the stoutest captains of Ashur cower beneath that deadly hail!
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
So the lower part of his moral being began to cower; he glanced furtively at the company.
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COWER

  • compressed
  • concentrated
  • condensed
  • constricted
  • contracted
  • decreased
  • deflated
  • diminished
  • dropped off
  • dwindled
  • failed
  • fell off
  • fell short
  • grew smaller
  • lessened
  • narrowed
  • reduced
  • shortened
  • shrivelled
  • waned
  • wasted
  • wasted away
  • weakened
  • withered
  • wrinkled
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