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weedy

(of a plant) resembling a weed in rapid or straggling growth
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All the plants have a wretched, weedy appearance, and I did not see one beautiful flower.
Suddenly my attention was arrested by a weedy looking young man rushing down the street at a great pace.
Whether they were or not, did not appear; but they all had a weedy look.
Ere that come to pass; ere the Pequod's weedy hull rolls side by side with the barnacled hulls of the leviathan; at the outset it is but well to attend to a matter almost indispensable to a thorough appreciative understanding of the more special leviathanic revelations and allusions of all sorts which are to follow.
I think there was some compromise in the cap; but otherwise she was as weedy as in the early days of her mourning.
Then you can imagine the times that he had with his companions, ducking under the rollers; or coming in on top of a comber and landing with a swash and a splutter as the big wave went whirling far up the beach; or standing up on his tail and scratching his head as the old people did; or playing "I'm the King of the Castle" on slippery, weedy rocks that just stuck out of the wash.
In the women's competition, Michele and Zelah Weedy took the bronze medal.
The Seven Saws of Speedy Weedy and Mosey Dawdle" by Reg Down is an impressive and unfailingly entertaining collection of 26 stories specifically written for young children ages 5 to 9 and students from kindergarten through the fourth grade.
All the four fungal culture filtrates when used alone significantly reduced the weed biomass by 3058% over weedy check.
Emily made the wish last year, and in August 13-year-old Jospeh Weedy received the kidney transplant he needed.
Weedy rice (Oryza sativa complex) locally known as 'padi angin' is the main competitors to cultivated rice [9].
2]) was found in weedy check at 14 and 28 DAS and crop harvesting, respectively, which was significantly, higher than all other treatments under study.