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cowering

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in shrinking, cringing

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cowering

verb
present participle of cower

Synonyms of cowering (Entry 2 of 2)

to draw back or crouch down in fearful submission
  • the abused dog always cowered in the presence of its master

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“Cowering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cowering. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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