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cringe

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  • verbflinch, recoil from danger
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Synonyms for cringe

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 cringe

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

More words related to cringe

blench

verb. flinch
  • cringe
  • draw back
  • quail
  • quaver
  • recoil
  • shake
  • shrink
  • shrink back
  • shudder
  • shy away
  • tremble
  • wince
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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