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Synonyms of quail

Noun


1. quail, wildfowl

usage: flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised

2. quail, phasianid

usage: small gallinaceous game birds

Verb


1. flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail, move

usage: draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"

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