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Nor does Finn flinch at inflicting pain on opponents. The Sun (2010)Faced with the punishment of their enemies, they could not flinch or turn away. ELIZABETH AND MARY: Cousins, Rivals, Queens (2003)Then, his whole body flinched. The Sun (2014)She insisted: 'We must not flinch. The Sun (2014)But the Met must not flinch from uncovering them, both swiftly and transparently. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Afghan soldiers barely flinched. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But he appeared to flinch away, leaving her flustered - and they ended up settling on a stiff shake. The Sun (2009)Much more worrying is that there are the first signs that inside Downing Street the team is beginning to flinch in the face of such criticism. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Occasionally. flinch is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'flinch'
British English: flinch VERB
If you flinch, you make a small sudden movement, especially when something surprises you or hurts you.
He stared back at him without flinching.
Definition of flinch from the Collins English Dictionary
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