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squinch

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of squinch

  1. 1 to lie low with the limbs close to the body squinched down to fit under the table Synonyms of squinch couch, huddle, hunch, hunker (down), scrunch, squat, crouchWords Related to squinch curl up

  2. 2 to twist (something) out of a natural or normal shape or condition squinched up her eyes in disgust Synonyms of squinch deform, distort, misshape, screw, contort, torture, warpWords Related to squinch deface, disfigure; wrench, wrest, wring; coil, curl, loop, spiral, twine, wind, wreatheNear Antonyms of squinch straighten, unbend, uncurl

  3. 3 to draw back in fear, pain, or disgust didn't squinch a bit when the intruder pulled a knife on him Synonyms of squinch blench, cringe, quail, recoil, shrink, flinch, winceWords Related to squinch blanch, pale, whiten; quake, quiver, shake, shudder, tremble; crouch; jerk, start, twitch; recede, retire, retreat, withdraw; falter, hesitate, reel, waverNear Antonyms of squinch advance, approach, near; beard, challenge, confront, defy, face


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