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English definition of “cower”


verb [I] uk   /ˈkaʊ.ər/ us    /ˈkaʊ.ɚ/
to lower your head or body in fear, often while moving backwards: Stop cowering! I'm not going to hit you.AfraidNot holding the body uprightReclining
(Definition of cower from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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