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flunk

Education Informal chiefly US, Canadian, and NZ
a low grade below the pass standard
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If it still flunks, check the head harness for elasticity.
HAVING won laurels for the country during her illustrious sports career, Sydney Olympics bronze medallist Karnam Malleswari is pained by the current state of Indian weightlifting which has witnessed umpteen dope flunks in the recent past and felt that the custodians of the sport have failed to arrest the menace.
A mystery girl who sees in Gideon's mind can--and she tells of a clueless boy who flunks his way into a fancy prep school in New England, only to face cute, feisty girls who vie for his attention.