Synonyms of quail in English:

quail


See definition of quail

verb

1‘his supporters quailed at the size of the army ranged against them’

SYNONYMS
cower, cringe, waver, falter, get cold feet
flinch, shrink, recoil, start, shy, shy away, pull back, back away, draw back
shudder, shiver, tremble, shake, quake, blench, blanch