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spineless

1. lacking a backbone; invertebrate
2. having no spiny processes
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London, Jan 6 ( ANI ): Former England greats have expressed shock and embarrassment over their team's 'spineless' display in Australia during the Ashes series.
"I don't want to get into a slanging match but he's a down-and-out spineless coward.
The story of the spineless cactus craze is a tragicomedy in several acts, with many prickly repercussions, but at the turn of the last century it was hardly an isolated example of California's pursuit of new and better crops.
Spineless Bob, however, agreed that he would communicate with the examining board and send the essay off personally.
A diabetic accusing her employer of discrimination allegedly called work colleagues spineless cretins, slags and weasels, a tribunal has heard.
WHY are we so spineless when it comes to asylum-seekers?
SPARKLING CYANIDE: This has all the classic ingredients of a thrilling Agatha Christie whodunnit - a pretty woman is poisoned and the suspects include an even-more-beautiful sister, an angry rich husband, a spineless ex-lover and a sweet old aunt.
STOUT-HEARTED sporting ambassadors, or spineless appeasers, depending on your point of view, the England cricket squad will shortly be setting off to Zimbabwe for the 2003 Cricket World Cup.
Arthropods are invertebrate (spineless) animals covered by a hard, segmented, or jointed, shell.
I hated watching the games because the guys who run the Olympics Committee are such spineless slop hogs.
The spineless cactus occupies a prominent position due to its productivity, nutritional value and distribution in the Brazilian semi-arid.