TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHICKEN-HEARTEDLY»
The term «chicken-heartedly» is barely ever used and occupies the 211.532
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHICKEN-HEARTEDLY»
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Meanings and Prototypes (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar): ...
Other examples are: talk hard-headedly unnachgiebig reden talk level-headedly
ausgeglichen reden talk hard-heartedly sich hartherzig geben talk cold-heartedly
sich kaltherzig benehmen talk chicken-heartedly sich feige verhalten Finally, ...
In Words and Deeds: Battle Speeches in History
You surely would have abandoned it as chicken- heartedly as you refused to
stand up to him in the field." A few lines later he summarizes his history of that
embarrassing loss: "Yesterday, in [a] fair and equal fight, you broke off the battle.
I dare say you find the modern democratic voter a very troublesome person,
chicken- heartedly diffident as to the value of his opinions on the technics of art or
science, about which he may learn all that there is to be known, but cocksure
The International Socialist Review
The Party is overshy, shrinks in terror at the mere mention of mass action. It fears
too much proletarian instinct. Pure-and- simplism dreads chicken-heartedly any
effort involving experiment, a trial of strength, or seeking for new ways of action.
Algie Martin Simons, Charles H. Kerr, 1913
Bartlett's Roget's Thesaurus
10 chicken-hearted [Inf] cowardly 285.4 chicken-heartedly [Inf] cowardly 285.9
chicken-heartedness [InfJ cowardice 285.1 chicken-livered [Inf] cowardly 285.4
chicken out [Inf] be a coward 285.7 chickenpox infection 114.7, skin disease 1
Little Brown & Company, 2003
The War with Hannibal: The History of Rome from its Foundation
You would assuredly have abandoned it as chicken-heartedly as you refused to
stand up to him in the field. What is the meaning of this terror and fear? Of this
sudden oblivion of who you are and with whom you are fighting? They are the
He could duck them, of course, but you had to field them with your chest or knees
or stomach; if you chicken-heartedly leapt aside to avoid a whack in the groin,
you were relegated to the family doghouse, feeling that all the world recognized ...
And the Lord Shall Raise an Ensign
Chicken-heartedly Gordon climbed the three steps to the dais and was waved
ahead by the general until the young man stood behind the empty chair.
Feldsheim pointed to the young officer and the applause increased in intensity.
Making Callaloo: 25 Years of Black Literature
I laughed chicken- heartedly. "Each time it was one hell of a job. I'm sure it was all
pretense and she enjoyed it as much as I did. And then one morning she
disappeared. Without a word of explanation. Without even asking for her wages.
Captain Pantoja and the Special Service
But now it is necessary to concentrate chicken-heartedly on the parade because
they are crossing in front of the reviewing stand. Tiger Collazos remains solemn,
General Victoria hides a yawn, Colonel LOpez L6pez assents understandably ...