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reed

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a person without strength of character
  • the congresswoman is but a reed who bends whichever way the political winds are blowing

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The first known use of reed was before the 12th century

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“Reed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reed. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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