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synonyms for lily livered

  • afraid
  • concerned
  • doubtful
  • jittery
  • jumpy
  • suspicious
  • uncertain
  • uneasy
  • uptight
  • alarmed
  • biting nails
  • butterflies
  • disquieted
  • feel in bones
  • foreboding
  • frozen
  • get vibes
  • have a hunch
  • have cold feet
  • have funny feeling
  • have stage fright
  • hung up
  • in a cold sweat
  • in a dither
  • in a sweat
  • lily-livered
  • mistrustful
  • running scared
  • shaky
  • stiff
  • troubled
  • weak
  • worried
  • worried sick
  • invertebrate
  • amoebalike
  • faint-hearted
  • fearful
  • feeble
  • forceless
  • frightened
  • gutless
  • impotent
  • inadequate
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • irresolute
  • lily-livered
  • nerveless
  • pithless
  • soft
  • spiritless
  • squeamish
  • submissive
  • timid
  • vacillating
  • weak
  • weak-kneed
  • weak-willed
  • yellow
  • yellow-bellied

antonyms for lily livered

MOST RELEVANT
  • calm
  • certain
  • clear
  • collected
  • composed
  • confident
  • cool
  • definite
  • easygoing
  • happy
  • laid-back
  • sure
  • unquestionable
  • at ease
  • quiet
  • unafraid
  • undoubting
  • unfearful
  • unsuspicious
  • unworried
      • bold
      • brave
      • calm
      • composed
      • confident
      • cool
      • easygoing
      • extroverted
      • fearless
      • happy
      • laid-back
      • unafraid
      • unworried
      • courageous
      • good
      • nice
      • pleasant
      • unfearful
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      How to use lily livered in a sentence

      Meanwhile Fleurette had her nourishing food, and grew more like the ghost of a lily every day.
      THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
      The land that was desolate and impassable shall be glad, and the wilderness shall rejoice, and shall flourish like the lily.
      THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
      She was fair as a lily, with bright golden hair, and bore no resemblance to this dark-eyed, black-browed wench.
      THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
      Lily Pendleton was known to have once essayed an erotic novel, and had read a few chapters to some of her closer friends.
      THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
      The ponds were half covered with the white water-lily, and some other aquatic plants of the country.
      JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
      But the principal characters would furnish their own costumes, and that is where Lily Pendleton began to lose her dissatisfaction.
      THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
      I consider it a very unfair decisionunfair in every particular, proclaimed Lily Pendleton, after school.
      THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
      Lily aped the manners of girls who had long since graduated from school and were flashy in their dress and manners.
      THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
      Lily was smart enough, was a quick student, and so kept up her school work.
      THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
      Despite the fact that Jess had never especially liked Lily Pendleton, she would have done anything in her power to help her.
      THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
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