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squinch

verb

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1 to lie low with the limbs close to the body
  • squinched down to fit under the table

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2 to twist (something) out of a natural or normal shape or condition
  • squinched up her eyes in disgust

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3 to draw back in fear, pain, or disgust
  • didn't squinch a bit when the intruder pulled a knife on him

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squinch

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of squinch (Entry 2 of 2)

as in wince, flinch

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The first known use of squinch was in 1835

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“Squinch.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/squinch. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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