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Physical ReactionPlay
Flinch often refers to an involuntary body response to unexpected events or fear. SlideShe flinched when the bee buzzed near her ear.
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Sudden MovementsPlay
The movement is usually a quick twitch or jerk away from the source of surprise or discomfort. SlideHe flinched as the nurse prepared the injection.
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Not Always FearPlay
Flinching can occur even in non-fearful situations as a reflex to sudden stimuli. SlideThe bright flash made him flinch.