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What is another word for shrinking from?

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Present participle for to keep away from something
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“Today's new rich would not shrink from spending a few thousand bucks as bribes to short-circuit the queue.”
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Present participle for to avoid or shirk, either by failing to perform, or by performing in a grossly insufficient, negligent, or superficial manner
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Present participle for avoid, get out of responsibility
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Present participle for to hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking
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Present participle for to cease to perform a specified action
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Present participle for to hesitate or be evasive when confronted with a problem
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Present participle for to hate in the highest degree, as if with religious dread
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Present participle for to stop and refuse to go forward (usually of a horse)
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Present participle for to be reluctant to do something
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Present participle for to be afraid of someone or something when considering them to be dangerous, painful, or harmful
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Present participle for to show or feel repugnance for or resistance to something
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Present participle for to feel distaste for or hostility towards
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Present participle for to be in a state of great apprehension or anxiety
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