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poltroonery

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  1. a shameful lack of courage in the face of danger decried the poltroonery of those politicians who caved into pressure from the special interests Synonyms of poltroonery cowardliness, cravenness, dastardliness, gutlessness, cowardice, pusillanimity, spinelessnessWords Related to poltroonery diffidence, faintheartedness, fearfulness, timidity, timorousness; carefulness, cautiousness, wariness; bashfulness, shyness; feebleness, softness, weaknessNear Antonyms of poltroonery audacity, boldness, brazenness; backbone, fiber, fortitude, grit, gumption, mettle, pluck, spunk; determination, perseverance, resolution; endurance, stamina, tenacityAntonyms of poltroonery bravery, courage, courageousness, daring, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, gallantry, greatheartedness, guts, hardihood, heart, heroism, intrepidity, intrepidness, nerve, stoutness, valiance, valor, virtue


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