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Physical ReactionPlay
Cringing often involves a physical movement away from something unpleasant. SlideShe cringed away from the muddy dog.
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Subtle DistastePlay
Sometimes 'cringe' suggests a slight or subtle physical response to displeasure. SlideHe cringed slightly at the sour taste.
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Not Always FearPlay
'Cringe' isn't exclusively linked to fear but to any strong aversion. SlideShe cringed at the idea of eating raw onions.