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To feel or show fear or apprehension
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“Part of me sensed that I wouldn't want to hear what she was about to say, but I wasn't the type to quail in the face of adversity.”
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To physically tremble, especially from fear
“The stoutest heart could not but quail at the sight of such a dreadful antagonist.”
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To crouch or squat close to the ground
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Hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking
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Be in a state of extreme apprehension
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To crouch or fall down in fear or subservience
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Depart to another place in search of quiet or privacy
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Noun
Hunted bird
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Domesticated bird
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