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limp

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1 not stiff in structure

  • his broken arm was limp as he held it against his side
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2 depleted in strength, energy, or freshness

  • the limp runners just dropped to the ground after crossing the finish line
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worn to a frazzle

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3 lacking bodily energy or motivation

  • the team's limp performance has many calling for the head coach's resignation
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limp

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1 to walk while favoring one leg

  • she limped all day after stubbing her toe on the lawn sprinkler
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2 to proceed or act clumsily or ineffectually

  • the damaged boat limped back into port
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3 to move slowly

  • we'll have to stop limping if we are ever going to make our destination in time
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fly, race, speed, whiz (or whizz), zip


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