sickly


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sickly

1. disposed to frequent ailments; not healthy; weak
2. of, relating to, or caused by sickness
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The two men turned quickly, and saw the sickly countenance of La Carconte peering between the baluster rails; attracted by the sound of voices, she had feebly dragged herself down the stairs, and, seated on the lower step, head on knees, she had listened to the foregoing conversation.
But it is a sickly thing to them, and gladly would they get out of their skin.
Though always sickly and delicate Dostoevsky came out third in the final examination of the Petersburg school of Engineering.
While visiting Thar and other areas in my home province Sindh one can see sickly mothers mourning the death of their children.
Containing nothing we haven't seen in a gazillion nature specials, it's a sugar-coated portrait of the natural world that's both sickly in tooth and claw.
THERE may not be any excuse for a sickly or unwanted pet to be abandoned by its owners but I wonder if some of the blame lies with greedy vets who charge extortionate prices for treating or disposing of a pet.
But the saturation coverage of Barack Obama's victory left me with no choice but to endure his rousing, sickly, sentimental speech at least three times.
IF any of the myriad stars who populate this sickly sweet seasonal confection are thinking of making a New Year's resolution it should be to steer clear of a sequel.
If made properly with the right amount of ingredients, it is absolutely scrumptious, very light and not sickly at all.
SICKLY TWEET: "My sexy wife looks so beautiful lying asleep next to me.
The once curvaceous Catherine Zeta Jones shocked fans in Britain when recent pictures of her revealed a ' frail' frame -- and sickly looking legs.