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measly

[′mēz·lē]
(food engineering)
Of meat, containing larval tapeworms.
(medicine)
Infected with measles.
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Women fared best as producers in 2017's top 250 films (25 percent) followed by executive producers (19 percent), editors (16 percent), writers (11 percent), directors (11 percent), and cinematographers (a measly 4 percent).
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said the CHR deserved to get such a measly budget for protecting the rights of criminal syndicates.
Abad should try living on that measly pay"," Gaite said.
My father was never unemployed, he never claimed anything from the State and they forced me, so to speak, to pay back that last measly amount of pension.
For the sake of a measly PS500 in fines DCC has effectively told visitors to Rhyl " we don''''t want you here".
The savings or the SB account, which fetched account holders a measly 4%, was the last bastion of administered pricing imposed by the banking regulator and sets the stage for competition among banks to attract more deposits by offering attractive interest rates to consumers.
Manila Burglars who successfully broke into a bank in Bogo City in Cebu province by digging a tunnel to gain entry managed to get away with a measly 400 pesos (around Dh35) after they failed to break open the bank's vault.
My measly military pension doesn't adequately support me now, what will we do as we age and are no longer capable of earning an income to supplement it?
Corby are level on points with the hosts with two games in hand but their record on the road is shoddy, with just one victory and a measly eight goals scored.
It is a disgrace that London and Edinburgh, two capital cities of adjacent countries, are linked by a road that shrinks to two measly lanes near the border.
But a measly fine of pounds 2000 means nothing to a person like this who has snorted many times that amount up his nose.
Unite's national officer for civil aviation, Brendan Gold, said: "BAA's measly pay offer is nothing short of confrontational.