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craven

cra·ven

craven

 
 
pronunciation:
kreI vn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition: shamefully timid or afraid; cowardly.
The craven spectators did nothing to help the defenseless victim.
antonyms:
brave, intrepid
similar words:
cowardly, yellow
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a coward.
similar words:
coward, sneak
derivations: cravenly (adv.), cravenness (n.)