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weedy

(of a plant) resembling a weed in rapid or straggling growth
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If we look at the bleaching records from around the world, we can see that the number is trending upwards and time between them is shrinking--it's now far less than a decade, which is, on average, the minimum return time for the weedier corals.
Nowt ever happened, apart from the weedier kids being squashed.
Fleming was expecting to see some "Spring Beauty", one of the earliest bloomers of the area, and perhaps a few of the weedier species.
But as the raspberry patch got weedier, particularly with wild sorrel, the job seemed more overwhelming and I spent less time there, less pulling extra shoots and pruning away old canes.
Their loss has different consequences than the loss of other weedier coral assemblages growing on rocky substrates without building reefs.
The thriftiest engine in the X1 is the 143bhp 1.8-litre but there's not a big price to pay in mpg because the more powerful 177bhp 2.0-litre manages an impressive 53.3mpg which is only 1mpg less than the weedier version.
Robbins is slightly younger and weedier than Matthew Broderick when he originated the role, and perhaps deeper into cartoonish nerd territory.
"Some hunting enthusiasts have begun to breed smaller, weedier Clumbers that look and act more like other field-bred spaniels, thus losing the breed type and hunting style that are the distinguishing attributes of the breed," said Wells.
The filly, backed from 8-1 to 13-2 on course, stood out among some weedier youngsters in the paddock, and winning trainer Gary Moore said: "She is a gorgeous filly.
One study found that spraying fire retardants in some cases decreased plant species diversity, as weedier species better adapted to make use of excess nitrogen in the soil tended to thrive while native species were not able to compete.
Jimmy McCracken manfully played the other weedier sister, the pair running rings around their long-suffering father Baron Hardup, played by Brian Collister.