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cower
used in Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

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Definition
show fear by positioning the body as though afraid of being hit
  • Darzee and his wife only cowered down in the nest without answering, for from the thick grass at the foot of the bush there came a low hiss—a horrid cold sound that made Rikki-tikki jump back two clear feet.

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