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Synonyms for cower
ˈkaʊ ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. huddle, cower(verb)

    crouch or curl up

    "They huddled outside in the rain"

    Synonyms:
    crawl, huddle together, creep, huddle, fawn, grovel, cringe

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

    show submission or fear

    Synonyms:
    sneak, recoil, bootlick, fawn, quail, flinch, funk, crawl, grovel, huddle, cringe, wince, truckle, kowtow, kotow, pussyfoot, squinch, creep, mouse, suck up, toady, shrink

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cower

    Synonyms:
    shrink, stoop, crouch

    Antonyms:
    rise, stand, dare, face, confront

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cower(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    crouch, cringe, fawn, stoop, squat, bend the knee

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cower(v)

    Synonyms:
    crouch, squat, quail, cringe

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How to use cower in a sentence?

  1. Melissa Joan Hart:

    You can’t cower away from certain things, i feel like a lot of people don’t like the controversy. They don’t like to discuss [religion]. They don’t like to debate; I love that stuff. If it wasn't for the fact that my family was under a close scrutiny I would probably want to run for [political office] someday or something. I am always the one at dinner parties where people are like ‘don't talk about religion or politics’ and I’m like ‘can we please talk about religion or politics?’ I love debating and I love hearing other perspectives on everything.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    This is a time for America to lead, not cower.

  3. Maroofa Bibi:

    When the shelling starts, we rush to cower in the makeshift basements of our home, the power supply gets cut and we wait in the darkness with our terrified children, waiting for it be over.

  4. Elizabeth Warren:

    It comes to you, New Hampshire, to decide, when there's this much fear, when there is this much on the line, do we crouch down, do we cower, do we back up, or do we fight back?

  5. George Zimmerman:

    What I’ve decided to do is not cower, i’m a free American. I can do what I want with my possessions. An attorney for Martin's family declined to specifically comment on Zimmerman, but did issue a statement to Fox 35 Orlando Wednesday.

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