A fine book all around, but not a book for the faint of heart.
INSIDER TIP: Anvil is not for the faint of wallet: fresh ingredients set imbibers back $8-$12 per cocktail.
(Look for the faint line of light running from top left to bottom right in the photo).
And then we see it get lost again, because the image, so faint at first, gets continually darker, until it goes completely black.
But then comes a faint glimmer of hope: Wonder Woman swoops in to save the day, rescuing the monster from his bullies.
Then a sigh, profound and long, and some faint words which he did not catch.
With a faint shriek, Eudora sprung forward, and threw herself at his feet.
Joan strained her ears, only to catch the faint sounds of the night.
The walls were done in white with a faint blue and silver stripe.
At the door of his barn I paused and, not without some faint feeling of fear, knocked.
c.1300, "wanting in courage," now mostly in faint-hearted (mid-15c.), from Old French feint "soft, weak, sluggish," past participle of feindre "hesitate, falter, be indolent, show weakness, avoid one's duty by pretending" (see feign). Sense of "weak, feeble" is early 14c. Meaning "producing a feeble impression upon the senses" is from 1650s.
"grow weak" (c.1300); "lose heart" (mid-14c.); see faint (adj.). Sense of "swoon" is c.1400. Related: Fainted; fainting.
An abrupt, usually brief loss of consciousness; an attack of syncope. adj.
Extremely weak; threatened with syncope.