Thesaurus / cowering

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Stewart cowered in the kitchen area and called police to tell them Mouser was hurting her mother, she said, but Blake took the phone from her and told them that nothing was wrong.

Hervey, cowering in the chair, thus met with an antagonist against whom he had no armor.

The Green MummyFergus Hume

He was standing over her now, and she was cowering before him, her shaking hands rising as though to ward off his eyes.

The Ward of King CanuteOttilie A. Liljencrantz

Filling his cupped hands with water, he sent up shower after shower of mimic rain between them and the miserable, cowering beast.

Strange Stories of the Great RiverAbbie Johnston Grosvenor

They bend their necks, cowering before the fierce glow, but daring it, and prepared to face it at even closer range.

Back HomeEugene Wood

Crash after crash sent them cowering under the covers of their beds.

Ethel Morton at Rose HouseMabell S. C. Smith

But she could not stop to think of this: she could think only of Melvina, cowering, wet and afraid, under the juniper bushes.

A Little Maid of Old MaineAlice Turner Curtis

Elena crept to the sofa and sank down in a heap, cowering there in one corner, striving to think.

The Business of LifeRobert W. Chambers

Suddenly he swung around and gripped the cowering form of the second ranking priest, who stood near him.

He was cowering near the dirty ragged little Red Cross flag, with his head between his knees, and did not hear me come up.

Men in WarAndreas Latzko

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