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poltroon

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having or showing a shameful lack of courage
  • a military commander who was so poltroon that he surrendered without having fired so much as a single shot
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poltroon

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a person who shows a shameful lack of courage in the face of danger
  • Those poltroons in the state legislature have caved in to bigotry on this important issue of basic civil rights.
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