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characterless, effete, frail, invertebrate, limp-wristed, milk-and-water, namby-pamby, nerveless, soft, spineless, weak, weakened, weakling, wet [British], wimpish, wimpy, wishy-washy
backboned, firm, hard, strong, tough
1863, in the meaning defined above
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It relates to godfathers.
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