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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POLTROONERY

"Poltroonery, I say," he repeated, embracing the whole company in his glance.

How should it possibly, by any stretch of poltroonery and baseness, be otherwise?

There is a point where toleration sinks into sheer baseness and poltroonery.

Or, in other words, since they must be selfish, let them be so without the poltroonery of selfishness.

Do you not make use of my poltroonery to hinder me from entering our house?

It is the poltroonery of the flesh, and the trepidation of the spirit, that are his worst tormentors.

A murmur of disgust at his poltroonery ran through the ranks.

Achilles accuses Agamemnon of drunkenness, greed, and poltroonery.

His discretion took on the look of poltroonery and he groveled in shame.

There was the acid of contempt in her voice at her brother's poltroonery.

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