Noun flinch has 1 sense
  1. wince, flinch - a reflex response to sudden pain
    --1 is a kind of startle, jump, start
    Derived form: verb flinch1
,Verb flinch has 1 sense
  1. flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail - draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"
    --1 is one way to move
    Derived form: noun flinch1
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