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quail

quail - Dictionary definition and meaning for word quail

Definition
(noun) flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised
Definition
(noun) small gallinaceous game birds
Definition
(verb) draw back, as with fear or pain
Synonyms : cringe , flinch , funk , recoil , shrink , squinch , wince
Example Sentence
  • she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for quail

If you fail in exam, you loose your heart and quail before your dad :)
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by garrulous

when whale comes to you u will quail
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by shahan

it sounds like jail..so when u think of jail u shrink back in fear
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by sharathkumar

Quail are birds which are coward. Coward is one who "turns tail"
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by rahularoradce

q(QUEEN)+UAIL(VEIL)...SO A QUEEN IN VEIL shrinked in fear and lost her heart when she unveiled her self and saw a demon in front of her.
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by preetisoni2411

The quail birds were frightened of the hunting dogs.
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by Marise

Cowards QUAIL and BAIL.
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by adyaener

Quail is a bird.. when you approach them , they draw back in fear as in you 're going to harm ...
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by madmeee

Quail is the road to fail.
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by syringati

if somebody after watching (q)question you(u) are you ail i.e u becomes weak.
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by shaktipada

when earthQUAke prevaILes, you Quail
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by post.suyash

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