Sentence Examples


  • He had behaved like a cowardly recruit who mutilates himself to escape military service.
  • He is cowardly in war, and on one occasion was shut up for years in a huge brazen pot.
  • The burning in her eyes had little to do with the creek water, and after such a cowardly display, she didn't want him to catch her crying.
  • It roused one of the fits of wild rage to which he was not unfrequently liable; he burst out into ejaculations of wrath, and cursed the cowardly idle servants who suffered their master to be made the laughing-stock of a low-born priest.
  • It was applied to those who advocated a policy of "cowardly moderation," and feuillantisme was associated with aristocratic in the mouths of the sansculottes.