Translation of cower in Spanish:


encogerse (de miedo), v.

Pronunciation /ˈkaʊ(ə)r/ /ˈkaʊə/

intransitive verb

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    encogerse (de miedo)
    they cowered before the Tsar agacharon la cabeza ante el zar
    • 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.
    • It is not we who should cower in fear; it is they who should run for their lives.
    • Can't decide whether to crouch and cower while I await the apocalypse or run determinedly into it.
    • The woman inside sat half out of a sleeping bag, cowering in fear and confusion.
    • When it hissed, the very heavens shook, and when it growled, the earth cowered in fear.
    • Maybe the rest of the city is quivering in terror, cowering at home, hiding with unconquerable fear?
    • How could a town live between those huge monstrous creatures without cowering in fear?
    • She was now cowering in fear as it began to charge at her with all of its strength.
    • So brave, he was afraid of nothing, and yet, here he was, cowering with fear.
    • Phoenix screamed at her parents, who were now cowering in fear at their daughter standing before them.
    • One cowered in fear, while the other looked down in loathing.
    • Ashley screamed with a look so threatening that the devil himself would have cowered in fear.
    • She tried to be strong, to draw courage unto herself, but it failed her and she cowered in fear.
    • He stepped closer as she cowered in fear and a beam of moonlight illuminated his face.
    • They cower in fear and are thus powerless, because somebody who feels fear is easily controlled, intimidated and subjugated.
    • Joel yelled, making Lacey cower in fear of his sudden burst of anger.
    • So now I have stacks and racks of digital video tape and I cower in fear of the editing process.
    • She could be sucked down the drain and the world would have one less evil dictator to cower in fear from.