Definition of Flinched

1. Verb. (past of flinch) ¹



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Definition of Flinched

1. flinch [v] - See also: flinch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flinched

flimflamming
flimflams
flimp
flimped
flimping
flimps
flims
flimsier
flimsies
flimsiest
flimsily
flimsiness
flimsinesses
flimsy
flinch
flinched (current term)
flincher
flinchers
flinches
flinching
flinchingly
flincht
flinchy
flinder
flindermice
flindermouse
flinders
flindosa
flindosy

Literary usage of Flinched

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1. The Political Beginnings of Kentucky: A Narrative of Public Events Bearing by John Mason Brown (1889)
"The Baptists of Virginia had not flinched from the question which presented itself with the launching of the new government. Their General Committee ..."

2. My First Holiday; Or, Letters Home from Colorado, Utah, and California. by Caroline Wells Healey Dall (1881)
"Gray flinched, like the coward that he is, and begged to be put into a dungeon, where the noisy crowd that gathered about the jail doors could not reach him ..."

3. Watch Yourself Go by by Alfred Griffith Field (1912)
"When I threw the doors open and the rows of bottles of Old Crow came into his view, he never flinched. I told Jim if he fainted to be handy with a pail of ..."

4. Historical Essays of Macaulay: William Pitt, Early of Chatham; The Earl of by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1892)
"You have never flinched that I know of; and I shall always rejoice to hear of your prosperity." These were the last words of Junius. ..."

5. Pages from a Private Diary by Henry Charles Beeching (1899)
"I can safely swear I never flinched one, dear Arthur, and you well know I am not even upon indifferent occasions a shirker. Since that day the old girl has ..."

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