Origin of coward
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Hill advised him not to, saying that if he did so, the cadets would regard him as a coward.
And cancer, deceiver, pretender, coward; it cannot even subsist without the vibrant people it depends on.
Or he could have been a coward, lashing out at me for some online slight.
He was ultimately a coward, and he took no pleasure in his victims fighting back.
Rather, he was “a coward” who would pick fights only “when he knew he was well covered by the busboys.”
The calumniator is not only a moral assassin, but he is the most accomplished type of the coward known to man.Explanation of Catholic Morals|John H. Stapleton
He remonstrated with Adele, no use; he offered to fight a duel with the perfidious Kestrike, no use; the thief was a coward.'Madame Midas|Fergus Hume
I have determined to expose you, you coward; you mean, mean girl!A World of Girls|L. T. Meade
The grandson of Old Lawless might turn out a rascal,—he would be no mean one, no coward.The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
If the humblest servant in my house pointed a scornful finger at me and cried 'Coward,' I would bow my head.John Splendid|Neil Munro