Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb shrink_back

1 sense of shrink back

Sense 1
shrink back, retract -- (pull away from a source of disgust or fear)
       => flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail -- (draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf")

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