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  1. cringing

    • IPA[ˈkrɪn(d)ʒɪŋ]

    英式

    • adj.
      bent in fear or apprehension;obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree
    • 釋義

    形容詞

    • 1. bent in fear or apprehension he lugged his carry-on bag and computer case past cringing passengers wary of being hit
    • obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree we are surrounded by cringing yes-men and sycophants
    • experiencing embarrassment or disgust he was left cringing with embarrassment after stumbling over his lines during a West End performance of Macbeth
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    • IPA[ˈkrinjiNG]

    美式

    • adj.
      bent in fear or apprehension: he lugged his carry-on bag and computer case past cringing passengers wary of being hit

    Oxford American Dictionary