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Synonyms for cower

Synonyms for cower

crouch or curl up


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show submission or fear

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98) These dwarf Iris will cower in late winter to early spring producing large cowers on dwarf stems.
We've seen honest and hard-working people cower before the drug sellers.
Gamers with powerful surround-sound speaker systems will duck as bullets ricochet, cower as grenades rumble and forge into battle as desperate orders are barked in disturbingly realistic immersive sound.
Voiceless the animals cower in pain They are creatures at the mercy of the UK's purse, And as we are about to enter another new year, Animal welfare standards promise to get worse.
Then the 21-year-old victim and his fellow cashier, a 37-year-old woman, were made to cower at the back of the Victoria Wines shop, in Camp Hill Road, Nuneaton, while the store was ransacked.
so why doesn't he move really slowly and cower under bathroom furniture?
Man's new prospect management and quotations module will save us significant time," says Phyllis Cower, IS manager for Fox.
It's an adjustment because at this level the kids kind of cower down if you yell too much, so I've been trying to watch myself,'' he said.
Because this is a small oil cower operating costs and, thus a higher profit my oil industry through the use of its innovative steam and thermal gas injection technologies.
He is seen running towards the dogs as they squabble over a dead pheasant, his face twisted with fury, waving his stick as the dogs cower with terror.
It's better to fight and lose than to cower in the corner.
The 14-year-old forced one woman to cower in fear in her kitchen and left other people in tears as she caused havoc in the Abbey Hey area of Manchester, leading a group in racist abuse, criminal damage and intimidation.
If the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the Department of Health Services that oversee it had only chosen to take forthright action rather than cower.
Or maybe small children who cower and wail at each ka-BOOM?
Someone who spent his first nine months fighting for space and subsistence in Grady Mae Grant's womb and struggled for most of his childhood to separate himself from his mirror image isn't likely to cower in the presence of Portland's rugged Cascades Range of a frontcourt or bristle at ceding the spotlight to Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant.