Flinch and Withdraw


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Flinch verb – To draw back in fear, pain, or disgust.
Usage example: there are some patients who flinch at the mere sight of a needle

Withdraw is a synonym for flinch in wince topic. In some cases you can use "Withdraw" instead a verb "Flinch", when it comes to topics like cringe, shy away.
Nearby Word: flinching
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Withdraw verb – To move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable).
Usage example: the army was forced to withdraw from the line of battle

Flinch is a synonym for withdraw in cringe topic. You can use "Flinch" instead a verb "Withdraw".
Nearby Words: withdrawn, withdrawal, withdrawing, withdrawable
Synonyms for Withdraw

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