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craven

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcravencra‧ven /ˈkreɪvən/ adjective 🔊 🔊 BRAVE formal completely lacking courage syn cowardly 🔊 He had a craven fear of flying.cravenly adverb
Examples from the Corpus
cravenIt was more than Wexford's life was worth to admit his craven fear of the lift.For a craven moment she was tempted to go back and throw herself on the mercy of the landlady.That was why he had voiced this craven option; soas to witness it vanishing.At times like this the back row inclined to craven panic.And most are simply too craven to steal.
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