Word:

Craven

Cra´ven   Pronunciation: kr?´v'n
a.1.Cowardly; fainthearted; spiritless.
The poor craven bridegroom said never a word.
- Sir. W. Scott.
In craven fear of the sarcasm of Dorset.
- Macaulay.
n.1.A recreant; a coward; a weak-hearted, spiritless fellow. See Recreant, n.
v. t.1.To make recreant, weak, spiritless, or cowardly.
[imp. & p. p. Cravened (-v'nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cravening.]
Noun1.craven - an abject coward
Synonyms: poltroon, recreant
Adj.1.craven - lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful; "the craven fellow turned and ran"; "a craven proposal to raise the white flag"; "this recreant knight"- Spenser
Synonyms: recreant

CRAVEN. A word of obloquy, which in trials by battle, was pronounced by the vanquished; upon which judgment was rendered against him.

base, caitiff, chicken, coward, dastard, dastardly, dunghill, dunghilly, funk, funker, gutless, lily-livered, poltroon, poltroonish, pusillanimous, quitter, recreant, spunkless, unmanly
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