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cower
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Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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  • Neville was cowering in his front row seat.
  • All three of Mrs. Weasley’s sons were taller than she was, but they cowered as her rage broke over them.
  • Fang wasn’t howling anymore, but cowering silently on the spot.
  • And cowering behind his legs, heavily wrapped in bandages, was Dobby.
  • Yeh can’ take Dumbledore!" yelled Hagrid, making Fang the boarhound cower and whimper in his basket.

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

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