Word:

Hunker down

Hun´ker down
v.1.to crouch or squat; to sit on one's haunches.
2.to settle in at a location for an extended period; - also (figuratively) to maintain a position and resist yielding to some pressure, as of public opinion.
3.to take shelter, literally or figuratively; to assume a defensive position to resist difficulties.
Verb1.hunker down - sit on one's heels; "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm"
2.hunker down - take shelter; "During the sandstorm, they hunkered down in a small hut"
3.hunker down - hold stubbornly to a position; "The wife hunkered down and the husband's resistance began to break down"
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