hunker

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Synonyms for hunker

to stoop low with the limbs pulled in close to the body

to sit on one's heels

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Synonyms for hunker

sit on one's heels

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Another frog that hunkers down after wiping to minimize its exposure to air is the Indian tree frog (Polypedates maculatus), which secretes waxes from its mucous glands.
Pothoff has about an hour to digest the day's financial news and decide which way the Wall Street wind is blowing before he hunkers down for his daily ride on a financial roller coaster.
Mash the pedal and the V8 cackles, the rear hunkers down and an enormous bow-wave of power shoulders its way in.
New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry News) Tue, Jan 28, 2014 - Nearly 2,800 flights were canceled before noon on Tuesday as the East Coast hunkers down for a snow storm, including 1,900 cancelled before 7 a.
Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Martin Hughes-Games come in, with the latest run of their interactive wildlife show, which this year hails from a new location: RSBP Leighton Moss in Lancashire, where they'll be perfectly placed to follow the area's wildlife as it hunkers down.