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cower
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • And, cowering in darkness and abject, he prayed mutely to his guardian angel to drive away with his sword the demon that was whispering to his brain.
  • He cowered in the shadow of the thought, abasing himself in the awe of God Who had made all things and all men.

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

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