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cowardly

cow·ard·ly

cowardly

 
pronunciation:
kaU rd li
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or like a coward.
The profession of astronaut is not suited to cowardly people.
synonyms:
yellow
antonyms:
brave
definition 2: having or showing no courage.
She was cowardly and decided to let someone else try to catch the bat.
antonyms:
bold, brave, courageous, daredevil, gallant, strong
similar words:
afraid, fearful, timid, yellow
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: like a coward.
In the face of danger, he behaved cowardly.
synonyms:
fearfully
derivation: cowardliness (n.)
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