cringe.01 - to shrink back, as in fearCRINGE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'cringe' based on survey of sentences in the WSJ corpus. (from cringe.01-v predicate notes)
ARG0-PPT: fearful entity
When he later sided with striking hospital workersARGM-TMP,
a little moreARGM-EXT, concerned that Mr. Dinkins was setting the wrong tone for coming contract negotiations with city employees .