What is the opposite of brave?

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Opposite of strong in the face of fear
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“Chuck was a cowardly man who was easily intimidated by those more assertive than he was.”
Opposite of marked by unthinking recklessness
“Please be careful while you camp out in the wilderness on your own.”
Opposite of assertive in nature
“He walked into the meeting feeling insecure, unsure of having his demands met.”
Opposite of bearing good value, worth or reliability
“I will tell you in good faith, Sir, that this is a worthless investment, and your money is better spent elsewhere.”
Opposite of full of energy, enthusiasm, and determination
Opposite of relating to fighting or war
Opposite of to face something unpleasant with courage and fortitude
“We decided to escape the bad weather and call it a day.”
Opposite of to face something unpleasant with courage and fortitude
“We tried to brave the torturous elements but would ultimately have to yield to it.”
Opposite of to resist or endure (something) successfully
Opposite of to resist openly and boldly
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