Sentences Containing 'craven'
``A craven who abandoned his post,''said another this Monseigneur had been got out of Paris, legs uppermost and half suffocated, in a load of hay``some years ago.''
The Craven fault, for instance, extends for upward of thirty miles, and along this line the vertical displacement of the strata varies from 600 to 3,000 feet.
A happy-go-lucky; neither craven nor valiant; taking perils as they came with an indifferent air; and while engaged in the most imminent crisis of the chase, toiling away, calm and collected as a journeyman joiner engaged for the year.
But thou sayest, methinks that white-lead chapter about whiteness is but a white flag hung out from a craven soul; thou surrenderest to a hypo, Ishmael.
that the unconquerable captain in the soul should have such a craven mate!"
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::: bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery
::: limber - flexible; supple; pliable; V.
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
::: plump - pleasantly fat; nicely rounded
::: harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
::: epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
::: libidinous - lustful
::: document - provide written evidence (for a claim); record with documents; N.