Then they did it in the most cowardly way possible.
You can always count on international sporting officials to take the cowardly way out of a controversy.
A cowardly way to tell her, but if I'd tried to speak the words would have choked me on the spot.
Or should they take the cowardly way out and opt for wearing pants?
"The cowardly way out is to be afraid to make a change."
Poison gas was an almost cowardly way to kill, but it had been part of the plan.
Seth tried to avoid the man's eyes, but could not he simply refused to take the cowardly way out.
"They attack the camp in a cowardly way," he said.
Instead of taking a stand, he took the cowardly way out.
Likewise, none of the female characters act in a cowardly way.