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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Cringe(0.01081 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Cringe.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: draw back, as with fear or pain; “she flinched when they
showed the slaughtering of the calf” [syn: flinch, squinch,
funk, shrink, wince, recoil, quail]
2: show submission or fear [syn: fawn, crawl, creep, cower,
English → English (gcide)
Cringe \Cringe\, v. t.
To contract; to draw together; to cause to shrink or wrinkle;
to distort. [Obs.]
Till like a boy you see him cringe his face,
And whine aloud for mercy. --Shak.
Cringe \Cringe\, n.
Servile civility; fawning; a shrinking or bowing, as in fear
or servility. “With cringe and shrug, and bow obsequious.”
Cringe \Cringe\ (kr[i^]nj), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cringed
(kr[i^]njd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cringing.] [As. crincgan,
cringan, crincan, to jield, fall; akin to E. crank.]
To draw one's self together as in fear or servility; to bend
or crouch with base humility; to wince; hence, to make court
in a degrading manner; to fawn.
When they were come up to the place where the lions
were, the boys that went before were glad to cringe
behind, for they were afraid of the lions. --Bunyan.
Sly hypocrite, . . . who more than thou
Once fawned and cringed, and servilely adored
Heaven's awful monarch? --Milton.
Flatterers . . . are always bowing and cringing.