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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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cower
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • "Call ’im off, call ’im off, ’e should be locked up!" screamed Mundungus, cowering as Kreacher raised the heavy-bottomed pan again.
  • The wand-less Malfoy cowered behind a three-legged wardrobe as Hermione charged toward them, hitting Goyle with a Stunning Spell as she came.
  • The painted image of Phineas Nigellus Black was able to travel between his portrait in Grimmauld Place and the one that hung in the headmaster’s office at Hogwarts: the circular cower-top room where Snape was no doubt sitting right now, in triumphant possession of Dumbledore’s collection of delicate, silver magical instruments, the stone Pensieve, the Sorting Hat and, unless it ad been moved elsewhere, the sword of Gryffindor.
  • It’s been decided that you should all go home and go into hiding with your families," Harry told the waiting Muggle-born, who were dazzled by the light of the Patronuses and still cowering slightly.

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

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