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craven

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having or showing a shameful lack of courage
  • a craven refusal to deliver the unwelcome news personally
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cowardly, pusillanimous, craven, dastardly mean having or showing a lack of courage. cowardly implies a weak or ignoble lack of courage.
    • a cowardly failure to stand up for principle
pusillanimous suggests a contemptible lack of courage.
    • the pusillanimous fear of a future full of possibility
craven suggests extreme defeatism and complete lack of resistance.
    • secretly despised her own craven yes-men
dastardly often implies behavior that is both cowardly and treacherous or skulking or outrageous.
    • a dastardly attack on unarmed civilians

craven

Synonyms and Antonyms of craven

a person who shows a shameful lack of courage in the face of danger
  • a craven who ran away and left everyone else behind to deal with the crisis
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