hunkering (down)

present participle of hunker (down)
as in crouching
to lie low with the limbs close to the body had to hunker down so no one would see him behind the gate

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“Hunkering (down).” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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