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Cowardly, afraid, bloodless, caitiff, chicken, chickenhearted, cowed, craven, debilitated, droopy, dull, effete, etiolated, fainthearted, fearful, feeble, feebleminded, flabby, flaccid, floppy, frail, frightened, funking, goosy, gutless, henhearted, impotent, intimidated, invertebrate, lily-livered, listless, lustless, marrowless, milk-livered, milksoppish, mousy, nervous, overtimorous, panic-prone, pigeonhearted, pithless, pliable, poltroonish, pooped, powerless, pusillanimous, rabbity, recreant, rubbery, sapless, scared, scary, shaky, shivery, shrinking, sinewless, skittery, soft, spineless, startlish, strengthless, timid, timorous, trembling, tremulous, trepidant, unhardened, unmanly, unnerved, unstrung, vile, weak, weak-kneed, weak-minded, weak-willed, weakhearted, white-livered, worthless, yellow, British Medical Association.

John Glasspool, GP, Shirley, Southampton

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