dastard


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an ignoble, uncourageous person

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a despicable coward

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despicably cowardly

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DASTARD A Mustard seed B Dishonourable fellow C Genus of armadillo who am I?
As a young man from a loving and buoyant Muslim family, he realized that his calling had started, and in the fervency of his obedience to God's directives in such dastard situation, his personal desires were Divinely granted.
And yes, dastard is a real word, meaning "a person who acts treacherously or underhandedly.
thy dastard insult ne'er in memory shall perish, / Thou hast snapt
But the crux of the matter is to put things in place such as hi-tech and technological surveillance and security devices to deter these mischief makers whenever they want to carry out their dastard acts.
To this end, LRDC says life imprisonment without the option of parole as statutory prescription introduced with the view to act as a deterrent or in retribution of the murder committed by a convict, may very welt violate the right to dignity and is cruel, inhumane and degrading, Such punishments, it says, are prohibited by Article 8 of the Constitution, no matter how dastard a crime is.
His sister Gutrune is winsomely portrayed by the wonderful Lee Bisset, making the most of what little she has to do, and their half-brother Hagen is too attractively rendered by Stuart Pendred, snarling certainly, but too genuinely smiley for the dastard he is.
No torture," he exclaimed, pointing to a man opposite him, "no torture could be more horrible to me than to see there, before my eyes, a dastard Koord, who has deserted his brethren, to consort with our foes
Dastard, thou daffes, that with such divilrie mels.
Colombo, July 23 -- The Government of Sri Lanka condoles with the Government of Norway, the people of Norway, and the families of the victims of the dastard bombing and shooting incidents that took place in the centre of Oslo and at the youth camp near Oslo on Friday, and assures that Sri Lanka stands with the people of Norway and offers its deepest sympathies.
The Wakefield Sathanas, much like Shakespeare's Porter, mockingly imitates the repeated knocking he hears, commanding his devils not to be abashed ("abaste") by Christ's presence and to "ding," or knock, "that dastard downe
One common ruin, one promiscuous grave, O'erwhelms the dastard, and receives the brave-For Afric triumphs
The Spirit of the Age was never more fully-shewn than in its treatment of this writer--its love of paradox and change, its dastard submission to prejudice and to the fashion of the day.
Whether such dastard deeds and unethical illegalities were committed during or prior to Ramadan is not the issue here, as the corrupt and the embezzlers would not be checked by the advent of the blessed month anyway.
This dastard, at the battle of Poictiers, When (but in all) I was six thousand strong And that the French were almost ten to one, Before we met, or that a stroke was given, Like to a trusty squire did run away; In which assault we lost twelve hundred men; Myself and divers gentlemen beside Were there surpris'd and taken prisoners.