Quailed sentence example
- The king himself quailed before that stern, august presence.
- Violent and revengeful, he now became the most powerful man in Rome, and even his father quailed before him.
- The aristocratic republic quailed before such an enterprise, though Lucullus, at the height of his successes, entertained the thought (Plut.
- The Gallic trooper sent to strike off the old man's head quailed, it is said, before the fire of his eyes, and fled exclaiming, "I cannot kill Gaius Marius."