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Definition of the verb cower
What does cower mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: cowered | cowering | cowers
- crouch or curl up
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula Verbs with the same syntax [Experiencer - being] [Verb] Sharon shivered Verbs Involving the Body: convulse, quake, quiver, shake, shiver, shudder, tremble, writhe [Experiencer - being] [Verb] from / at [Cause] Sharon fainted at the sight of the accident | Sharon fainted from hunger | Sharon shivered at the thought of the cold sea | Sharon shivered from fear [Experiencer - being] [Verb] Sharon flinched Verbs Involving the Body: balk, cringe, flinch, quail, recoil, shrink, wince [Experiencer - being] [Verb] at / from [Cause] Sharon flinched at the sight of the accident
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonym of cower: huddle
- more generic words: bend / bow / crouch / stoop = bend one's back forward from the waist on down
- show submission or fear
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for cower
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by Rod Powers
Cower is a verb that means to crouch down in fear. 24. A. Tangent is a noun that means a completely different line of thought or action ...
ASVAB AFQT For Dummies (2014)
by Rod Powers
cringe Cower is a verb that means to cringe or move away from ...
Shakspeare's Dramatic Works (1790)
With Explanatory Notes by William Shakespeare, Samuel Ayscough
Cower is a goot captain, and is goot knowledge and ...
A Disaster Manual When Someone Has More Rights Than Step Parents by Mary Jane Grange, R.N.
CoWer is a simple term meaning to be intimidated. The people Who are harassing can make off like a bandit With the family possessions. They may take the possessions that rightfully belong to others. The person Who enjoys harassing step ...
Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)
by Murali Mohan Hundigam
Cowboy state—Wyoming Cowboy tending horses—wrangler Cowboy territory —Wild West Cowboy's lasso—lariat Cowboys' home—Wild West Cower—quail Cower in fear—cringe Cowl—hood Cowpox—vaccinia Cows—cattle Cows chew ...
Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
Cower, MS. Soe. Antiq. 134, f. 151. ESPOIRE. Hope. Chaucer. ESPOUSE. Spouse; wife. HaU. ESPRED. Spread. Sidney. ESPRINGOLD. An engine used for throwing large stones in sieges. (A.-N.) ESPRYSED. Taken. (A.-N.) ESQUAYMOUS.
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
COWer Con animate, *quicken, vivify, enliven: cringe, cower, *fawn cower cringe, truckle, *fawn, toady Ana shrink, quail, flinch, blench, wince, *recoil Con cow, bully, bulldoze, browbeat, *intimidate: *strut, swagger, bristle coxcomb *fop, dandy, ...
by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield
cow, cower. To cow (probably from Old Norse kúga 'oppress') someone is to intimidate them into doing something ...
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Scrabble value of C3O1W4E1R1
The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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