shrink, cower, tremble; see wince.
"quail." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 10 November 2018. <https://thesaurus.yourdictionary.com/quail>.
quail. (n.d.). Retrieved November 10th, 2018, from https://thesaurus.yourdictionary.com/quail
To draw away involuntarily, usually out of fear or disgust:
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