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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cow·er /ˈkaʊ(ə)r/
 (vi.)畏縮,退縮,抖縮

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cow·er v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cowered p. pr. & vb. n. Cowering.]  To stoop by bending the knees; to crouch; to squat; hence, to quail; to sink through fear.
    Our dame sits cowering o'er a kitchen fire.   --Dryden.
    Like falcons, cowering on the nest.   --Goldsmith.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cow·er v. t. To cherish with care. [Obs.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 cower
      v 1: crouch or curl up; "They huddled outside in the rain" [syn:
           huddle]
      2: show submission or fear [syn: fawn, crawl, creep, cringe,
          grovel]