Associations to the word «Flinch»

Wiktionary

FLINCH, noun. A reflexive jerking away.
FLINCH, verb. To make a sudden, involuntary movement in response to a (usually negative) stimulus.
FLINCH, verb. To dodge (a question), to avoid an unpleasant task or duty
FLINCH, verb. To let the foot slip from a ball, when attempting to give a tight croquet.

Dictionary definition

FLINCH, noun. A reflex response to sudden pain.
FLINCH, verb. Draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf".

Wise words

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?
Buddha