Exhorting people to exercise more is a very thankless task that will be, at best, only weakly effective.
We responded, weakly, to the failed World Trade Center bombing in 1993 and moved quickly on.
“At best it might be described as weakly ergogenic, or performance enhancing,” Sallis says.
The practice is so lucrative, and so weakly policed, that there is little incentive for the pirates to stop.
The three leaders only weakly reaffirmed their commitment to searching for a negotiated solution.
That means to give in weakly, to "take it lying down," as the boys say.
"There's not an inch on my body that isn't black and blue," she said weakly.
"I will hear what you have to say," he said, weakly clutching at this last hope of favor among the convicts.
The other weakly quoted what the Head Demonstrator had said of his surgery.
Vacillating policies, weakly executed, will ruin the most promising enterprise.