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measly

[′mēz·lē]
(food engineering)
Of meat, containing larval tapeworms.
(medicine)
Infected with measles.
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And don't forget to say cheers to 1982 as you hand over a measly 62p for a pint.
After all, in 2003, the portfolio of the $15 billion REIT contained a single measly asset in NYC.
AN then cheerfully tells us he/she works in the private sector, 24/7, has no pension and gets paid a measly pounds 5.
Yet it could all have foundered, and still might, because of a property developer's desire for a quick buck and measly debts of pounds 4.
Send a measly $4 to: PO Box 15237, San Diego, CA 92175.
She was hoping for something big and sparkly and feels that his measly gesture has spoiled the romance.
Eight years ago, one day after Ryan Leaf nearly led Washington State to an upset of Michigan in the Rose Bowl, Colts general manager Bill Polian sat in his seat at the Orange Bowl and watched gimpy Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning throw for a measly 134 yards in a 42-17 pounding by Nebraska.
But Bono's - a scribbled outline of a face - fetched a measly pounds 100.
The reason for such measly government nutrition campaigns is no secret.
With a total purse of pounds 600,000, it was ranked a measly 41st in the international list of prize-money for major races last year.
For their part, NAFTA's enemies were looking forward with relish to fingering the treaty's equally indisputable failures: among them the fact that - for all NAFTA's supposed trade-boosting powers - American FDI in Mexico remains stalled at a measly $2.
After all, what's a measly $18 billion amongst friends?