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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLINCHED

They carried the Weapon which spared not, nor flinched from the battle.

They carried the Weapon27 which spared not, nor flinched from the battle.

He flinched a little, complaining that they were burning him.

John flinched, and the muscles of his face twitched nervously again.

John flinched as at a cut across the face and then smiled a smile of relief.

If he flinched at her question, he rallied again too quickly for her to discover it.

He just shivered and flinched a little from the draft, appealingly.

It should not be said that the son of David Allison flinched or shirked a duty!

At the blaze of frustrated fury in Hilton's mind Laro flinched away.

Cardmaker, on his first examination, had turned his back and flinched.