"to curl up" in Spanish

arruncharse{r. v.} [Col.]
abarquillarse{vb} (arrollarse)
(FI) Mr President, when there is a crisis the psychological reaction is either to curl up in a ball, blame others, look for enemies or try to find solutions.
(FI) Señor Presidente, cuando se produce una crisis la reacción psicológica puede ser acurrucarse, culpar a otros, buscar enemigos o intentar hallar soluciones.
enroscarse{vb} (gato, persona)
to curl up
subir en espirales
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I was so embarrassed, I just wanted to curl up and die
me dio tanta vergüenza que hubiera querido que la tierra me tragara
But now we must move forward, and there is absolutely no need to curl up like a hedgehog to defend the status quo.
No obstante, ahora hay que seguir adelante, no hay que cerrarse en banda para defenderlo todo tal como está.
to curl up in a chair with a good book
repantigarse en un sillón con un buen libro
to curl up
subir en espirales