to make a sudden movement with your face or body as a result of pain, fear, surprise, etc.
v.stand your ground
Students in Iowa flinch when they see him; women sometimes clutch their handbags; security guards occasionally follow him in shops.
Keith DID not flinch at the thought of dying. But he hated the possibility of leaving me, and I dreaded it too.
However, she did not flinch, but Biezhao a gas began to write another novel.
Strike the enemy twice with the destroyer (causing them to flinch), then charge the destroyer and fire a circular explosion before you.
He did NOT flinch from his duty.
The unusual confrontational tone in her reply made Ted flinch, as though he had trespassed.
Faced with this sudden blow, Beethoven did not even flinch, but continued his creation.
Mr. Bush added that American servicemen do not revel in the devastation of war, but do not flinch in the face of danger.
Conclusion Psychological abnormal practice nurses tend to have the personality of using psychological recovery mechanism of "flinch" .
Adults that had been trained to associate a mild foot shock with a specific sound would flinch when they just heard the sound.