Thesaurus / cringing
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"Good morning, Mr. Saunders," said an unpleasantly soft and cringing voice.

Pieces of EightRichard le Gallienne

The pride of the great will disappear as soon as we cease our cringing.

His cringing salute was almost as nauseous as the impudent brutality which he had shown in the Thieves' Kitchen.

The Orange GirlWalter Besant

Jocko was grinning and cringing, with sharp, sudden squeals for pity when he saw Polly.

Ben PepperMargaret Sidney

Many of his old associates under the Empire were banished; others had forfeited his regard by cringing to the new Government.

His son was a monster, his subjects were rebels or cringing hounds.

“Kell, you are slated to pull off one more stunt,” Jimmie addressed the cringing heap.

She was confirmed in her suggestion by the cringing, dry-looking instructress of German.

The Created LegendFeodor Sologub

Bram Forest straightened and hurled the cringing figure from him.

Then he caught sight of Solomon Meyer bowing and cringing at a little distance, and he sprang upon him like a panther on his prey.

Witch WinnieElizabeth W. Champney

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