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frail
n. a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)
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frail, fragile, delicate
adj. easily broken or damaged or destroyed; "a kite too delicate to fly safely"; "fragile porcelain plates"; "fragile old bones"; "a frail craft"
weak, imperfect, frail, fallible
adj. wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings; "I'm only a fallible human"; "frail humanity"
frail
adj. physically weak; "an invalid's frail body"
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wrong, incorrect, faulty
adj. characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules; "he submitted a faulty report"; "an incorrect transcription"; the wrong side of the road"
fragile
adj. vulnerably delicate; "she has the fragile beauty of youth"
seedy, infirm, enfeebled, debilitated
adj. full of seeds; "as seedy as a fig"
sickly, sallow
adj. unhealthy looking
sapless, debile, weakly, weak, rickety, infirm, feeble, decrepit
adj. lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality; "a feeble old woman"; "her body looked sapless"
lame, feeble
adj. pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument"
insubstantial, slight
adj. having little substance or significance; "a flimsy excuse"; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"
thin, tenuous, slight, fragile, flimsy
adj. lacking substance or significance; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame"
under the weather, poorly, peaked, seedy, unwell, sickly, indisposed, ailing
adj. somewhat ill or prone to illness; "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"
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brickly, brickle, brittle
adj. having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped; "brittle bones"; "glass is brittle"; "`brickle' and `brickly' are dialectal"
friable, crumbly
adj. easily broken into small fragments or reduced to powder; "friable sandstone"; "friable carcinomatous tissue"; "friable curds formed in the stomach";"crumbly cookies"
frangible
adj. capable of being broken; "the museum stored all frangible articles in locked showcases"
slivery, splintery
adj. resembling or consisting of or embedded with long slender fragments of (especially) wood having sharp points; "a rough splintery floor of old pine boards"
unhealthy
adj. not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
manlike, anthropoid
adj. resembling human beings
anthropomorphous, humanlike, anthropomorphic
adj. suggesting human characteristics for animals or inanimate things
earthborn
adj. connected with earthly life; of earthly origin; "earthborn cares and pleasures"
hominal
adj. of humankind as a species; "the hominal kingdom"
hominian, hominid
adj. characterizing the family Hominidae, which includes Homo sapiens as well as extinct species of manlike creatures
hominine
adj. characteristic of humankind
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robust
adj. sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction; "a robust body"; "a robust perennial"
vigorous
adj. strong and active physically or mentally; "a vigorous old man who spent half of his day on horseback"- W.H.Hudson
cast-iron, iron
adj. extremely robust; "an iron constitution"
hardy
adj. able to survive under unfavorable weather conditions; "strawberries are hardy and easy to grow"; "camels are tough and hardy creatures"
strong
adj. having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
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