cringe

US [krɪndʒ]
UK [krɪndʒ]
  • n.退缩;畏缩;尴尬;难为情
  • v.退缩;畏缩;感觉尴尬或难为情
  • Web奉承;谄媚;卑躬屈节
Simple Present:cringes  Present Participle:cringing  Past Tense:cringed  
cringe
v.
1.
[i]
畏缩;怯退to move back and/or away from sb because you are afraid
a child cringing in terror
吓得直退缩的小孩
2.
[i]
感到尴尬不安;觉得难为情to feel very embarrassed and uncomfortable about sth
I cringe when I think of the poems I wrote then.
每当我想起我那时写的诗歌就感到很难堪。

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