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With Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld co-creator and “social assassin” Larry David has brought us more than two decades’ worth of cringe comedy based on his privileged life.
THE NEW CLASS OF COMFORT TV: 16 SHOWS TO WATCH WHEN YOU RUN OUT OF FRIENDS AND THE OFFICEELIANA DOCKTERMANFEBRUARY 10, 2021TIME
We live in a golden age of cringe, an art form defined, at least in part, by its grotesquely earnest monuments to politicians.
WE LIVE IN A GOLDEN AGE OF CRINGESONNY BUNCHJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The same amount of pride which makes a man treat haughtily his inferiors, makes him cringe servilely to those above him.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
And then, that a thought should knock me prone, and make me cringe—from the mere fact of its lowness and meanness!
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
The captives were pale and seemed to cringe from the pale interrogation light.
THE LINKALAN EDWARD NOURSE
My grand signior, Vouchsafe a beso las manos, and a cringe Of the last edition.
THE PLAYS OF PHILIP MASSINGERPHILIP MASSINGER
Beside a falsify may spoil his cringe, Or making of a leg, in which consists Much of his Court-perfection.
BEAUMONT & FLETCHER'S WORKS (8 OF 10)FRANCIS BEAUMONT
The clergy at the north cringe beneath the corrupting influence of slavery, and their moral courage is borne down by it.
THE ANTI-SLAVERY EXAMINER, PART 3 OF 4AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY
Luellas expansive bravery beneath the row of biscuit puffs seemed to shrink and cringe as she took in the thought.
AUNT CRETE'S EMANCIPATIONGRACE LIVINGSTON HILL
Osgood had permitted him to talk on in this fashion, although again and again Shultzs words made Ned cringe inwardly.
THE NEW BOYS AT OAKDALEMORGAN SCOTT

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