Thesaurus / poltroon
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He was certainly no poltroon, but he felt that she was right.
A hero in his study has often proved a poltroon in the field of battle.
Mr. Skinner nodded and retired, leaving Cappy to grit his teeth and curse himself for a poltroon.
CAPPY RICKSPETER B. KYNE
He would have deemed himself a poltroon if he had abandoned his friend now that misfortune had overtaken him.
A LITTLE GARRISONFRITZ VON DER KYRBURG
Fortune often favors brave men in the wrong in preference to aiding cowards in the right, for Fortune loves not a poltroon.
THE DRUMMER BOYJOHN TROWBRIDGE
If it was that poltroon, Ferdinand, I would have him thrown out by my lackeys.
No one vicious but only tedious, and no one a poltroon but only slack.
It is not pleasant to be in the company of one who has just shown himself a poltroon and is acutely aware of it.
THE FIGHTING EDGEWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
But if the Duke proved thus a poltroon, Miss Stuart showed a very different metal.
Poltroon were he who had gone to bed before twelve on Noche-buena.

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