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Synonyms of hunker down

Verb


1. squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down, sit, sit down

usage: sit on one's heels; "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm"

2. hunker down, hide, hide out

usage: take shelter; "During the sandstorm, they hunkered down in a small hut"

3. hunker down, stand pat, stand firm, hold firm, stand fast

usage: hold stubbornly to a position; "The wife hunkered down and the husband's resistance began to break down"

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