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Hunker down   /hˈəŋkər daʊn/   Listen
Hunker down

verb
1.
Sit on one's heels.  Synonyms: crouch, hunker, scrunch, scrunch up, squat.  "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm"
2.
Take shelter.
3.
Hold stubbornly to a position.






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Words linked to "Hunker down" :   stand pat, stand fast, scrunch, hold firm, sit down, hide, hide out, scrunch up, hunker, squat, crouch, stand firm, sit



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