|cringe suomeksi||kavahtaa en, säpsähdys en, säpsähtää en, vavahdus en|
: He glanced with a cringe at the mess on his desk.
*: Sly hypocrite, ... who more than thou / Once fawned and cringed, and servilely adored / Heavens awful monarch?
*: He heard the hateful clank of their chains; he felt them cringe and grovel, and there rose within him a protest and a prophecy.
*: Leclere was bent on the coming of the day when Batard should wilt in spirit and cringe and whimper at his feet.
: He cringed as the bird collided with the window.
*: When they were come up to the place where the lions were, the boys that went before were glad to cringe behind, for they were afraid of the lions.
*: But he made no whimper. Nor did he wince or cringe to the blows. He bored straight in, striving, without avoiding a blow, to beat and meet the blow with his teeth.
*: Till like a boy you see him cringe his face, / And whine aloud for mercy.