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!"
More Vocab Words::: nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
::: refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
::: irrefutable - indisputable; incontrovertible; undeniable
::: ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
::: absolve - pardon (an offense)
::: urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
::: impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
::: malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
::: defection - desertion
::: gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.