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  Words related to flinch

Related / Similar Words: wince, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, recoil, quail

 

Definition:
  • a reflex response to sudden pain;
  • draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf";

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    Hyponyms: shrink back, retract

     

    Derivational Morphology: squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail

     

     
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