Predicate: cower

Roleset id: cower.01 , shrink away in fear, cringe, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

cower.01: COWER-V NOTES: 'Cower in fear' is such a fixed phrase the the 'in fear' could almostbe considered argument-y. (from cower.01-v)


cower (v.)


        Arg0-PPT: afraid entity (vnrole: 40.5-Experiencer, 40.6-Experiencer)

Example: the one example

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: full

        Thus, you do the public a great disservice when Mr. Greve suggests, even facetiously, that the Clean Water Act prohibits the preparation of a scotch and water; your tippling readers may be led to believe that nothing but chance or oversight protects them, as they cower in the night with their scotch and waters, from the hairyknuckled knock of the Sierra Club at their doors.

        Arg0: they
        Rel: cower
        ArgM-TMP: in the night
        ArgM-MNR: with their scotch and waters