verb (used with object)
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Idioms for craven
Origin of craven
OTHER WORDS FROM cravencra·ven·ly, adverbcra·ven·ness, nounun·cra·ven, adjective
Words nearby craven
Example sentences from the Web for craven
It’s an embarrassment to have someone who is either so gullible–or so craven–representing our city in a visible way.QAnon Candidates Are Winning Local Elections. Can They Be Stopped?|Vera Bergengruen|April 16, 2021|Time
Anyway, there’s also something craven about encouraging people to work harder and longer hours during a freakin’ pandemic.The 5 worst Super Bowl commercials, from Dolly Parton’s betrayal to that awkward Oatly jingle|Maura Judkis, Sonia Rao|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
It might be helpful, now, if a few of these craven Republicans had the stones to say it.
Maybe he could no longer bear the craven truth about himself.The Killer Klansman’s Missing Years as a Federal Informant|Michael Daly|April 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Film stars and politicians are still bussed in to sell their products, in the most craven way possible.
And the President took Pelosi's way, not the highway of craven calculation.
Six miles from Craven Cottage, where Fulham play their home games, is the stadium where this soccer revolution began 10 years ago.English Premier League Is Now an American Billionaires’ Paradise|Nico Hines|July 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I will write again soon and add to the melancholy picture of a once powerful nation shuddering with craven fears.
Karl replied: In a bad way are we with our King for he is both halt & craven.
Then spake Vandrad: The King is not craven, but neither he is victorious.
Or, if dialect poetry must be concerned only with rustic life, was the Craven dalesman to have no voice in the matter?Yorkshire Dialect Poems|F.W. Moorman
He had punished a man for a base and craven act; he had challenged him and met him in fair fight.A Life Sentence|Adeline Sergeant