verb (used without object)
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Origin of cower
OTHER WORDS FROM cowercow·er·ing·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for cower
Durbin has spoken out fearlessly against the NRA while so many of his colleagues in Congress cower.Brooklyn Shooting Hits Close to Bill de Blasio’s Park Slope Home|Michael Daly|July 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Camus did not cower from the depressing implications of his insight.New Year’s Reading List: Books to Transform Your Sad Life|David Masciotra|January 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Life in Gaza has ground to a halt as electricity fails, bombs fall, and residents cower.
Was this their first real rocket-induced cower, as it was mine?
Either we have the means to intimidate them or we have to cower in fear.
Will not this coming Yankee Congress force all the world either to cower before them, or check them by upholding us?The Flag Replaced on Sumter|William A. Spicer
And he would cower in the background blushing his absurd little blushes at his second-hand temerity.Blazed Trail Stories|Stewart Edward White
Wave after wave of them come across in their field gray-blue uniforms and they never cower.Private Peat|Harold R. Peat
If, with growing clarity of vision, catastrophe ensued, then was time enough to shrink and cower.The Hidden Places|Bertrand W. Sinclair
But even then Ruth could not speak; it had come in too tender a moment, had found her too exposed; she could only cower back.Fidelity|Susan Glaspell