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synonyms for hunker

  • bend
  • bow
  • cower
  • dip
  • duck
  • grovel
  • huddle
  • hunch
  • kneel
  • quail
  • squat
  • stoop
  • wince
  • bend down
  • hunker down
  • quat
  • scrooch down
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antonyms for hunker

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  • face
  • meet
  • straighten
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How to use hunker in a sentence

It had been the settled understanding that one Hunker and one radical should be taken for the State delegates.
LETTERS AND LITERARY MEMORIALS OF SAMUEL J. TILDEN, V. 1SAMUEL J. TILDEN
The difficulty was at length solved by our passing our favorite men and assenting to elect Mr. Seymour and another Hunker.
LETTERS AND LITERARY MEMORIALS OF SAMUEL J. TILDEN, V. 1SAMUEL J. TILDEN
"Might as well hunker down right here on the ground," Jed said.
EIGHT KEYS TO EDENMARK IRVIN CLIFTON
One of the newcomers was from Hunker Creek, and he brought news of the doctor and the captain.
TO ALASKA FOR GOLDEDWARD STRATEMEYER
Thus, "honker" or "hunker" meant one who "stayed put," and was opposed to progress.
THE GREATEST HIGHWAY IN THE WORLDANONYMOUS
If Madame van Hunker could spare me on such sudden notice he would like to take me back with him at once.
STRAY PEARLSCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
Nor perhaps had poor Mynheer van Hunker been a master who would win much affection.
STRAY PEARLSCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
For Eustace held that it would be more fitting, in the sight of the world, for me to go with him to visit Madame van Hunker.
STRAY PEARLSCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
If they are not on deck they must be below,they had no chance to leave the ship, answered Captain Hunker.
DAVE PORTER ON CAVE ISLANDEDWARD STRATEMEYER
To the unspeakable horror of every Hunker there participated in the deliberations a negro, the Rev. Mr. Ward.
MARTIN VAN BURENEDWARD M. SHEPARD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HUNKER

  • crouch
  • get down
  • hunch
  • hunch down
  • hunker
  • scrunch
  • squat
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