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cower
American English: /ˈkaʊ(ə)r/
British English: /ˈkaʊə/

Translation of cower in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • encogerse (de miedo)
    they cowered before the Tsar
    agacharon la cabeza ante el zar
    Example sentences
    • The courtier sat in the corner cowering in fear as a hooded figure with an axe stepped closer.
    • He cowered in a hedge fearing she would return to run him over, the Feilding High Court was told.
    • Now I am one of those parents, the one who makes the principal cower in fear as she walks through the door.

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