cringe

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USA], Nov 21 ( ANI ): Pop singer Pink has slammed everyone who said she was cringing at Christina Aguilera's Whitney Houston tribute on Sunday's American Music Awards.
1 n my is "Even his famous charm is not enough to stop us cringing every time this ad appears.
It's hard to have a good time, though, when you're constantly cringing.
Note that the accused refused to answer," she said to the cringing man, wrote briefly in her ledger, and continued.
As such, cringing allows us to establish much-needed boundaries.
Focusing her MRI's high beam on the cringing suspect, she realized that this pathetic-looking individual was the archduke of attentiveness.
I didn't want to come across too boring or too bad but I've been cringing every time I see myself on TV.