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::: falsify - make (something written) false by changing
::: dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
::: forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
::: objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
::: gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
::: abjure - renounce upon oath
::: prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
::: fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
::: misogamy - hatred of marriage
::: incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey