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marshmallow

noun [C] (COWARD)    /ˈmɑːʃˌmæl.əʊ/ US  /ˈmɑːrʃˌmæl.oʊ/ informal humorous
a person who is not strong, brave, or confident: The situation called for someone tough, and I was a complete marshmallow.Heroes and cowards
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