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couched

verb
past tense of couch

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1 to convey in appropriate or telling terms
  • I'm trying to couch this delicately: I don't think we should date anymore

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2 to lie low with the limbs close to the body
  • I couched behind the partition so as to avoid an awkward situation with my ex

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“Couched.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/couched. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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