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Synonyms for flimsy

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Synonyms for flimsy

a thin strong lightweight translucent paper used especially for making carbon copies

lacking solidity or strength

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not convincing

lacking substance or significance

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The Government flimsily argues that by 2030 the deal will save bill payers money, but this is based on assumptions that energy bills will continue to rise as we move from fossil fuels to low carbon power sources.
PNN On Tuesday 13th November, the Minnesota Court of Appeals, in a flimsily written "Unpublished" decision, interpreted Minnesota law in such a way that the retirement funds of Minnesota State employees can be knowingly used by state pension plan bureaucrats to finance Israel's violations of international law and disregard for Palestinian human rights.
He called the factory dangerous, saying it had been flimsily built, lacked emergency exits and had developed cracks in the walls, which was also putting rescue workers at risk.
Pakistani Interior Minister Rahman Malik said he had ordered an inquiry into both fires, as officials said the factory in Karachi in particular had been flimsily built, lacked emergency exits and had developed cracks in the walls.
Third, play is the creation of an independent poetic support, the fleeting and imponderable texture of air, water, or wind: "Beside the full moon of August / a mountain swayed flimsily like a reflection on the water.
The second version of Marcus's Poetry Ireland appeared as a separately bound, but flimsily printed, supplement to Irish Writing.
Though he received verbal clearance after notifying his supervisor that morning he needed to renew his proof of medical and physical aptitude, that afternoon Toll's management flimsily claimed he was being fired for making a personal errand.
Sure, there are attempts to give the heroine more depth, such as the flimsily explained love affair between her and artist Danny Delanay (Michael Vartan), but the doublelife concept is at odds with the rest of the plot, and actually serves as little more than a reason for Saldana to strip down to her panties again.
the day when florists raise their prices of a dozen red roses by 3000% and everyone crams into a restaurant and pays through the nose for food that's rebranded flimsily as some love-themed dish - so fish and chips becomes "Poisson d'amour avec beaux frites".
Some assertions are puzzling and flimsily supported, including his assessment of the recapitulation in the opening movement of the Concerto in G Major as "enigmatic" (p.
In the same way, scientists exasperated by "creation science" should certainly fill in the gaps (with explanations, perhaps, for the evolution of the eye or of mimicry adaptations) but without flimsily attacking the theological ground on which such "alternatives" are running amok.
To lose our unbeaten record so flimsily is just not good enough.
The characters are sketched so flimsily you fear they will blow over in a strong gust of the sub-zero wind that whips through town.
12 Rounds is a series of accomplished action set-pieces flimsily glued together by the battle of dull wits between Danny and Miles.
Moving from behind its flimsily drawn curtain, it reveals a master plan to bring art in line with the greater good, proving not only that institutions have our best interests at heart, but a triumph of the will for the artist and his curators.