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milk-and-water

[milk-uh n-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈmɪlk ənˈwɔ tər, -ˈwɒt ər/
adjective
1.
ineffective; wishy-washy; lacking will or strength.
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milk-and-water

adjective
1.
(milk and water when postpositive) weak, feeble, or insipid
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