Part of speech:
To shrink and tremble, as from someone's anger, threats, or blows; cringe
To cringe; fawn
To move or go slowly or feebly
To show affection in a solicitous or exaggerated way
To recoil is to spring back or back away.
(Nautical) To fasten:
To shake involuntarily, as from excitement or anger; quake.
To be a toady (to); flatter
To stand or walk, especially habitually, with the head and upper back bent forward.
To move quietly and stealthily so as to avoid being seen or heard; go furtively
To move suddenly as when startled; jump; start; recoil
The definition of approach refers to the process of going towards something.
Seek is defined as to search or look for something.
Find another word for cringes. In this page you can discover 27 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cringes, like: winces, shrinks, flinches, grovels, cowers, creeps, crawls, fawns, quails, recoils and bends.