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verb as in hide, hover in fear


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For over an hour a gun battle raged between them and my guards as I cowered inside my car, not knowing if I would live or die.

Many of the women began to weep; the men sat and cowered as each blow fell.

The man raved and stormed, and she, although a fury to every one else, cowered in silence under his wrath.

It caught us, that wave of damp and darkness, and rolled over us and crushed us down as we cowered.

He sat down in a recess and cowered below the parapet for shelter, waiting for he knew not what.

They cowered about, whispering, taking no notice of the new serving-man who had appeared in the night.

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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cowered, such as: skulk, crouch, cringe, flinch, recoil, and wince.

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