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1 a person who shows a shameful lack of courage in the face of danger
  • denounced as curs those police officers who deserted their posts during the hurricane and its aftermath

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2 a person whose behavior is offensive to others
  • only a cur would abandon friends in their time of need

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The first known use of cur was in the 13th century

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“Cur.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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