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cower
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Middlemarch
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  • He spoke with a firmness which was very gentle, and yet he could see that Bulstrode seemed to cower under that gentleness, his face looking dried and his eyes swerving away from the glance which rested on him.

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  • She cowered in fear.
  • She cowered behind her big sister.

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