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craven
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Moby Dick
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  • For worm-like, then, oh! who would craven crawl to land!
  • A happy-go-lucky; neither craven nor valiant; taking perils as they came with an indifferent air; and while engaged in the most imminent crisis of the chase, toiling away, calm and collected as a journeyman joiner engaged for the year.
  • But thou sayest, methinks that white-lead chapter about whiteness is but a white flag hung out from a craven soul; thou surrenderest to a hypo, Ishmael.
  • Accursed fate! that the unconquerable captain in the soul should have such a craven mate!

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  • the craven fellow turned and ran
  • I feel like a hunted, craven animal, which is exactly how the Empire sees me—how it sees all Scholars.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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