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Overview of verb cringe

The verb cringe has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail

(draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf")

2. (1) fawn, crawl, creep, cringe, cower, grovel

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