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lack nerves to act

I CHICKENED OUT of the bungee jumping when I saw how high it was.

Additional definitions for 'chicken out':

chicken outTo shy away from a daring task; to decline, refuse, or avoid something due to fear or uncertainty.
chicken outBack-out of an activity because of fear or other mindless reason. Refuse to keep your word.
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