“At best it might be described as weakly ergogenic, or performance enhancing,” Sallis says.
We responded, weakly, to the failed World Trade Center bombing in 1993 and moved quickly on.
The practice is so lucrative, and so weakly policed, that there is little incentive for the pirates to stop.
Exhorting people to exercise more is a very thankless task that will be, at best, only weakly effective.
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.
Uncle Peter weakly waved the hand of finished discouragement.
"I will hear what you have to say," he said, weakly clutching at this last hope of favor among the convicts.
He was not moping—only weakly and even when looking a little sad, was quite happy.
Vacillating policies, weakly executed, will ruin the most promising enterprise.