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hunch

2 verb
     
hunch2
1 [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] to bend down and forwards so that your back forms a curve
hunch over
He had to hunch over the steering wheel to see anything.
2

hunch your shoulders

to raise your shoulders into a rounded shape because you are cold, anxious etc
hunched adjective:
a hunched figure sitting by the fire

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