Monday, August 4, 2008

word of the week #14

pusillanimous - [pyoo-suh-LAN-uh-muhs] - adjective

Definition: Lacking in courage and resolution; contemptibly fearful; cowardly.

Usage: While throwing those little red berries from bushes at passing cars, my friends deserted me in a pusillanimous manner when one driver slammed on his breaks and leaped out of his berry-splattered car to yell at us.

*true story*

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