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flinches

verb
present tense third-person singular of flinch

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to draw back in fear, pain, or disgust
  • there are some patients who flinch at the mere sight of a needle

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flinches

noun
plural of flinch

Synonyms & Antonyms of flinches (Entry 2 of 2)

1 as in winces, squinches

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2 as in revulsions, recoils

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“Flinches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/flinches. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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