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someone who doesn't understand what is going on

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a fabric interwoven with threads of metal

deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg

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pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness

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disabled in the feet or legs

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Loyal SNP MSPs can lamely mouth the "computer says No" excuse but the Scottish NFU and others see the blame sitting like a pile of stinking manure outside the office of the Rural Affairs Cabinet Secretary Richard Lochhead.
And then, lamely, he promised to study up: "I will know more about the problems of this world by the time I sit [in the White House].
However Tory Mr Osborne lamely replied: "We don't need to increase VAT.
The sequel lamely tries rehashing every bit of a freak formula that worked once.
Her playroom, which she shared with her 8 year old brother (who is still critical in an Abu Dhabi hospital), is scattered with toys all over, a couple of bikes resting lamely against each other and the colourful slippers carelessly strewn on the carpet, as if waiting to be worn.
I have got hooked on an exercise regime lately," he says lamely.
He lamely tells us that he will always have a place in his heart for Albion yet tried every trick in the book to get out.
In the opening speech of "The Tragedy of King Richard the Third," published in 1591, the Bard of Avon has his title character declare: "I, that am curtailed of this fair proportion, / Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, / Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time / Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, / And that so lamely and unfashionable / That dogs bark at me as I halt by them.
I could be your Yoda," quips Eddie lamely, who labours under the illusion that Star Wars references are still hip.
5m ($630,000 to the winner) Length 7,569 yards Par 72 Field 132 Course records - 72 holes 269 Derek Lamely (2010) 18 holes 63 Derek Lamely (2010), James Driscoll (2011), Chris Tidland (2011) Course winners taking part Michael Bradley (2), Derek Lamely When to bet By 11am Time difference Puerto Rico is four hours behind the UK and Ireland Course overview This Tom Kite layout is a composite course with holes taken from nine-hole layouts on the luxury leisure and residential complex.
BAD POINTS: The plot plods along rather lamely and often leads to dead ends.
Strangely, the fast-paced opening feels more dramatic on the page than on the stage, and the key tumble is rather lamely done.
NOT the greatest of results for the superhero film Green Lantern in the UK as it lamely limps to box-office takings here of only pounds 5million.
Not having any proper, constructive pastimes - like potholing or basket-weaving - most of us would lamely write "socialising", as if loitering in pubs with your mates counted as a worthwhile and character-building leisure pursuit.
As exciting a product as Twenty/20 is, I have to say that over the seven years of the competition I have only ever really been driven by the urge to watch the Roses clashes home (Old Trafford) and away (Headingley) and I had a trip to the finals day at Edgbaston in 2004 when Lancashire sank lamely in the semi-finals.