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English noun: flinch

1. flinch (act) a reflex response to sudden pain


Synonymswince


Broader (hypernym)jump, start, startle


English verb: flinch

1. flinch (motion) draw back, as with fear or pain


SamplesShe flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf.


Synonymscringe, funk, quail, recoil, shrink, squinch, wince


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)move


Narrower (hyponym)retract, shrink back









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