Blackguard and Poltroon


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Blackguard noun – Someone who is morally reprehensible.
Poltroon and blackguard are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Poltroon" instead a noun "Blackguard".
Nearby Words: blackguardly, blackguardism, blackguarding
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Poltroon noun – A person who shows a shameful lack of courage in the face of danger.
Blackguard and poltroon are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Blackguard" instead a noun "Poltroon".
Nearby Word: poltroonery
Synonyms for Poltroon
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