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lily-livered

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having or showing a shameful lack of courage
  • the pacifist was mistakenly accused of being a lily-livered coward

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The first known use of lily-livered was in 1605

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“Lily-livered.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lily-livered. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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