Synonyms for shrink back

Synonyms for (verb) shrink back

Synonyms: retract, shrink back

Definition: pull away from a source of disgust or fear

Similar words: cringe, wince, squinch, shrink, flinch, funk, quail, recoil

Definition: draw back, as with fear or pain

Usage: she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

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