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spineless

adjective     /ˈspaɪn.ləs/ disapproving
describes someone who does not have much determination and is not willing to take risks : He was, she concluded , a spineless individual .Cowardly spinelessly     /-li/ adverb spinelessness     /-nəs/ noun [U]
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