Quailed sentence example

quailed
  • The king himself quailed before that stern, august presence.
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  • Violent and revengeful, he now became the most powerful man in Rome, and even his father quailed before him.
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  • 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."
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