Quail Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Quail

Tremble means to shake involuntarily, often out of fear or because you are cold.
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To become or seem to become smaller, more compact, etc.; contract, as from heat, cold, moisture, etc.
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To crouch or huddle up, as from fear or cold
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(Intransitive) To jump back in fear.
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To behave in a servile way; fawn.
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(Chiefly Dial., Brit.) To make or become pale; whiten; bleach
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To recoil, as from something unpleasant or difficult; shrink.
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(Intransitive, now rare) To retreat before an opponent. [from 14th c.]
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Start is defined as to begin, set out to appear or to move suddenly.
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Falter is defined as to move in an uncertain way or to hesitate in word or action.
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To shudder or shiver, as from fear or cold
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To brandish or wave, especially in anger:
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To shudder is to shake or tremble, often because of fear.
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A relatively minor seismic shaking or vibrating movement. Tremors often precede larger earthquakes or volcanic eruptions.
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To squint, pucker, or contort
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To shrink from, or avoid something because of fear
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Antonyms for Quail

To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
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Meet is defined as to come face to face with, be there when someone or something arrives, or to be introduced.
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Words Related to Quail

To wince is to make a grimace or twist your face, often involuntary done in anticipation of pain.
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To come near to in place, time, character, or value; to draw nearer to.
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To try; endeavor:
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Any of several game birds, such as the ruffed grouse or the bobwhite, similar to a partridge.
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Find another word for quail. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for quail, like: wince, tremble, shrink, cower, shy, cringe, blench, flinch, recoil, start and approach.