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lily-livered

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlily-liveredlily-liv‧ered /ˌlɪli ˈlɪvəd◂ $ -ərd◂/ adjective old-fashioned 🔊 🔊 FRIGHTENEDlacking courage syn cowardly
Examples from the Corpus
lily-liveredThe Government are still lily-livered in that respect.Because no one hearing his name thinks this Government is run by a bunch of lily-livered limousine-liberals.Not a city for the lily-livered or faint-hearted.
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