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Synonyms of cowardly

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1. cowardly (vs. brave), fearful, caitiff, chicken, chickenhearted, lily-livered, white-livered, yellow, yellow-bellied, craven, recreant, dastard(prenominal), dastardly, faint, fainthearted, timid, faint-hearted, funky, poltroon, pusillanimous, poor-spirited, unmanly, afraid, ignoble, timid

usage: lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted; "cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"- P.B.Shelley

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