shrink, cower, tremble; see wince.
"quail." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 15 September 2018. <http://thesaurus.yourdictionary.com/quail>.
quail. (n.d.). Retrieved September 15th, 2018, from http://thesaurus.yourdictionary.com/quail
To draw away involuntarily, usually out of fear or disgust:
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