Sentence Examples

  • She felt his cold gaze and didn't face him, cringing instead.
  • "Yes," she said at last, cringing for another bad reaction.
  • The word is now generally used in the sense of a cringing flatterer of the great.
  • Allen swallowed again, almost cringing as he licked his lips and turned desperate eyes on Lisa.
  • She floundered to a sitting position, then her feet, cringing as she struggled upright, the sting in her wounded knees bringing tears to her eyes.

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