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quail

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  • verbcower, shrink
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Synonyms for quail

verb cower, shrink
  • blanch
  • blench
  • cringe
  • droop
  • faint
  • falter
  • flinch
  • quake
  • recoil
  • shake
  • shudder
  • start
  • tremble
  • wince
  • have cold feet

Antonyms for quail

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

More words related to quail

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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