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poltroonery

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a shameful lack of courage in the face of danger
  • decried the poltroonery of those politicians who caved into pressure from the special interests

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The first known use of poltroonery was in 1590

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“Poltroonery.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/poltroonery. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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