How many of the latter found our kind feeding, resting, or just cowering from the rays of the sun?
Split up into ones and twos, they are easy targets for the shooters, who find it easy to pick off cowering people one by one.
Nor is he likely to be found, as Saddam Hussein was, cowering in a covered foxhole.
In the incident, 12-year-old Muhammad Al-Dura was reportedly shot and killed by Israeli forces while cowering behind his father.
The officers warned my cowering Oma (grandma) what might await the cousin if she ever did return.
Little Black Fox pointed scornfully at the cowering white man.
They found, cowering in one of the wigwams, a woman who had been struck by a bullet in the neck, and who was dying.
cowering is correlated with opening of the eyes, as the young bird that begged had its eyes only partly open.
Every trace of manhood had vanished from the negro's cowering frame.
The cowering maids and eunuchs stared at her dishevelled hair and dress, but hardly knew that she had been gone.
c.1300, probably from Middle Low German *kuren "lie in wait" (Modern German kauern), or similar Scandinavian words meaning "to squat" and "to doze" (e.g. Old Norse kura, Danish, Norwegian kure, Swedish kura). Thus unrelated to coward. Related: Cowered; cowering.