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Turkish translation of “cringe”

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cringe

verb [I]
 
 
/krɪndʒ/
EMBARRASSED to feel very embarrassed about something
tedirgin olmak, utanç duymak, mahcup olmak
Jan cringed at the sight of her father dancing.Embarrassing
FRIGHTENED to move away from something because you are frightened
çekilmek, ürkmek, uzak durmak, korkup sinmek
AfraidMaking short, sudden movements
(Definition of cringe from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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