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shrink back

  • as inhang back
  • as inblench
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Synonyms for shrink back

verb be reluctant
  • drop back
  • drop behind
  • hang fire
  • hang off
  • hold back
  • hold off
  • hover
  • lag behind
  • pause
  • procrastinate
  • shrink back
  • shy away
  • stay back
  • stick
  • straggle
  • trail

Antonyms for shrink back

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

More words related to shrink back

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.