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craven

craven - Dictionary definition and meaning for word craven

Definition
(noun) an abject coward
Synonyms : poltroon , recreant

Definition
(adj) lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful
Synonyms : recreant
Example Sentence
  • the craven fellow turned and ran
  • a craven proposal to raise the white flag
  • this recreant knight

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for craven

craven -- is the opposite of 'brave'.
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by Administrator

Craven sounds like Cita + RAVana => Ravana was a coward man!!! he proved it by taking away Cita/Sita in absence of Ram.
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by bharathn1017

craven - relate with cave + in. You hide in cave if your are coward (in a jungle)
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by sanchit

one who keeps craving but doesn't do anything
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by 1.6k

cowards HAVE ALWAYS craven(LONGED FOR) FOR LOVE!
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by viren

craven == crave sounds like grave .. grave makes you coward
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by sat_jag

c + raven (bird)...the craven cat was to afraid (coward) to chase the raven.
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by tenos

My friend Raven acts like she is confident and brave BUT she is just the opposite!
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by Marise

craven—crave+n CRAVE means to have a great desire for something, so CRAVEN means not having desire for something, so LACKING IN COURAGE, so CRAVEN, just take the N in opposite sense
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by nikhilparasher

c+ravan;see ravan acted cowardly by kidnapping seeta..
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by jaiganesh

Craven with a c is opposite of brave with a b. Craven person too quickly starts thinking of grave.
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by fahad18g

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