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the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs

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a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)

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physically weak

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wanting in moral strength, courage, or will

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easily broken or damaged or destroyed

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Nearly all older adults can benefit from a regular structured programme of physical activity including those who are frail,' Fielding said by email.
5 times more likely to be frail than those who were continent of urine.
Patients with frail health have less ability to overcome stressors such as illness, falls, and injury, and have a higher risk of adverse effects from medications, procedures, and surgery, said Angela K.
The Frail Patient Assessment Team at Swansea's Morriston Hospital, which includes specialist doctors and therapists, aims to ease congestion in its emergency unit, which consistently has the lengthiest waiting times in Wales.
The Hoops Under-19s lost 2-1 to Barca at Cappielow last week but Frail said: "We will pick ourselves up.
A cycle of decline was also described whereby perceiving oneself as frail was felt to lead to disengaging in activities that could reduce the likelihood of frailty (such as, physical exercise) and, in turn, more health and functioning problems.
Among those whose vitamin D levels were among the lowest 25% of participants, there was a 94% greater risk of being frail compared to those whose levels were highest.
Louis Bherer, PhD (Psychology), Laboratory Director and Researcher at the Institut universitaire de geriatrie de Montreal (IUGM), an institution affiliated with Universite de Montreal, has shown that all seniors, even those considered frail, can enjoy the benefits of exercise in terms of their physical and cognitive faculties and quality of life and that these benefits appear after only three months.
The area includes Leamington, Warwick, Kenilworth, Stratford and numerous villages which are home to many frail, elderly patients.
Frail is a diamond-in-the-rough novel--a gem that needs only a little bit more polishing to truly shine.
The score was locked at 0-0 at half-time and Frail revealed Hoops boss Lennon made a cameo appearance in the dressing room to inspire the kids to complete the second part of the Double.
When Frail joined Walgreens, the retailer named another Walmart alumnus, Shannon Petree, to the post of divisional vice president and general merchandise manager for beauty care and personal care.
Hearts caretaker-boss Stevie Frail admits MacDonald - currently on loan at Palmerston - is in his thoughts.
The Long Island Real Estate Group has contributed $30,000 to the Association for Technology Dependent Children / Angela's House, which is using the money to build a new group home for medically frail children.
FRUSTRATED Hearts coach Stevie Frail last night admitted the management situation at Tynecastle is 'not ideal' after his side were booed off.