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  1. cowedadjective

    Frightened into submission.

    Etymology: * Probable origins are Scandinavian, cf. Danish kue, to subdue.

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  1. Cowed

    of Cow

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cowed in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cowed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of cowed in a Sentence

  1. George Ramsay, 9th Earl of Dalhousie:

    A tower of strength....his name cowed whole provinces while he was yet scores of miles away'.

  2. Roger Pilon:

    Today, of course, the redistributive powers of Congress are everywhere -- except in the Constitution. The result is the feeding frenzy that is modern Washington, the Hobbesian war of all against all as each tries to get his share and more of the common pot the tax system fills. ... It is unseemly and wrong. More than that, it is unconstitutional, whatever the slim and cowed majority on the New Deal Court may have said.

  3. British Prime MinisterTheresa May:

    We know the threat from Islamist terrorism is very real. But while the public should remain utterly vigilant, they should not and will not be cowed by this threat.

  4. Samit Aich:

    This is a smear, pure and simple, we believe in the Indian legal system. A campaign is being waged against dissent, but we will not be cowed.

  5. London MayorSadiq Khan:

    My heart goes out to them, their loved ones and to everybody affected, london will never be cowed by terrorism. Terrorism will never win.

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