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full of or abounding in
consisting of or pertaining to
(of a plant, flower, etc.) growing poorly or in a straggling manner.
(of a person or animal) scrawny or ungainly.
late Middle English
late Middle English;
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My grandfather's grave turned into the light, and the dew on his
little mortality patch was glorious.
He is played by a different actor each time-the first rotund and bumbling, the latest
Above the shoulder of a
bank the sea glittered.
Meanwhile the economic and political one is
It now stands on a lonely corner overlooking
Look for them in
bays and coves, or along deep sloping points with shallow water nearby.
Unique ocean specimens, including a
sea dragon, are plentiful throughout the aquarium.
Some have even suggested that our
jaw muscles made way for our large brains and thus facilitated their evolution.
They had grown
beards, their skin glowed yellow from the leached raft dye, and their bodies were patterned with salt sores.
Crackling underfoot, the ground was
and cold, not far above freezing.
British Dictionary definitions for
full of or containing weeds
(of a plant) resembling a weed in rapid or straggling growth
) thin or weakly in appearance
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But superstition, like belief, must die, And what remains when disbelief has gone? Grass, weedy...
(...) gain's the intellectual sound Of death's feet round a weedy tomb.
(...) impotencie might have some excuse; not in a sullen weedy lake, where I could not have so much...