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craven behaviour

to be afraid

TRANSLATION

craven = feige, zaghaft; Feigling

STATISTICS

IN THE PRESS

"But that's the Cuba effect at work, and the marvelous ability of Castro to drive his opponents nuts. This effect can clearly be seen in the way the U.S. government has handled the matter of who gets custody of Elian. Only mob force and the CRAVEN behavior of Janet Reno has kept this case from being resolved long ago."

(Randolph T. Holhut is Editor of the Claremont (N.H.) Eagle Times)

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craven

Etymology: Middle English - cravant

Date: 13th century

Meaning: lacking the least bit of courage, fainthearted

Synonyms:

chicken, cowardly, dastardly, fearful, gutless, lily-livered, mean-spirited, pusillanimous, scared, timid, timorous, unmanly, weak-kneed, wimp, wimpy, yellow

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