Dastardize
Dastardize Das"tard*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dastardized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dastardizing}.] To make cowardly; to intimidate; to dispirit; as, to dastardize my courage. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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  • dastardize — das·tard·ize …   English syllables

  • dastardize — tə(r)ˌdīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) archaic : to make cowardly : intimidate, cow …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dastardized — Dastardize Das tard*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dastardized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dastardizing}.] To make cowardly; to intimidate; to dispirit; as, to dastardize my courage. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dastardizing — Dastardize Das tard*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dastardized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dastardizing}.] To make cowardly; to intimidate; to dispirit; as, to dastardize my courage. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dastard — Das tard, v. t. To dastardize. [R.] Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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