Cringing sentence example
- She felt his cold gaze and didn't face him, cringing instead.
- The word is now generally used in the sense of a cringing flatterer of the great.
- Allen swallowed again, almost cringing as he licked his lips and turned desperate eyes on Lisa.
- She floundered to a sitting position, then her feet, cringing as she struggled upright, the sting in her wounded knees bringing tears to her eyes.
- Descartes, in his correspondence with the Jesuits, had shown an almost cringing eagerness to have their powerful organization on his side.Advertisement
- The expression of that base and cringing smile, which Pierre knew so well in his wife, revolted him.
- She walked down the hallway to the guest bedroom, cringing.
- Not expecting the dizzy spell, she staggered against the car, cringing away from Czerno as he snatched her arms and dragged her to the house.
- Why create the enormity of the universe merely to have a single solitary planet briefly inhabited by cringing sycophants?
- I think the collective unconscious had built up enough steam, perhaps from deep, cringing despair, for breakthrough.Advertisement
- Cringing, venal, avaricious, dishonest, the Arab combines all the faults of a vicious nature with those which a degraded religion inculcates or encourages.
- From a fear of flying, to cringing at the sight of spiders, even the rich and famous have their fair share of phobias.
- If you're cruising alone, you may be cringing at the thought of paying for a whole cabin.
- He also helps her develop a creative plan for a ceremony that still captures her themes, but in a way that won't have her cringing at the wedding photos.
- Cringing, she held out her hand.Advertisement
- The only excuse made for the alternate cringing and insult, the alternate abuse and lying, which marked his course in this matter, has been the very weak plea that a man cannot fight with a system - a plea which is sufficiently answered by the retort that a great many men have so fought and have won.