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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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President Obama's walk-back on Biden's comment was halfhearted at best: 'I would actually--rather than say misread, we had incomplete information,' he lamely told NBC's Chuck Todd.
The driver stopped, and lamely complained that "the girls had jumped out in front of him," according to Knepp.
It was always understood, a spokesman said somewhat lamely, that it would take three months for a home-owner to complete the mortgage rescue process from the time they approached their local council.
It was the launch of the hotelAAEs second annual pE[umlaut]tanque tournament and as diplomats, hotel management and businessmen watched, I lamely flipped a large metal ball a mere 4m in front of me.
Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani first acceded to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's request to send the chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency to India, but hours after that, President Asif Ali Zardari lamely explained to an Indian interviewer that an ISI official of the rank of director, instead of the director-general, would be sent to India for consultations.
Thereafter, McCain lamely invoked his opposition to intervention in Lebanon, proving that he opposed a small disaster in the Middle East before he supported the big one.
Lamely, she said she had talked about the need for reform with the foreign minister during their private meeting.
He responded lamely by telling the hacks: "You're just fishing.
Too often, just as we're getting involved in one scene or another, we're transitioned -- sometimes cunningly, at others somewhat lamely -- from the battlefield to the money-driven war at home, or vice versa.
waiting lamely for the lesser man who is my brother
We all know the majority of this rubbish has been discarded by irresponsible people who have no conscience but, unfortunately, this happens and will probably always happen and while we should not lamely accept it, something positive needs to be done to tackle the problem.
His words, when they finally arrived, were like those of a local Chamber of Commerce official lamely assuring listeners that all would be well.
The county crumbled lamely to an innings and 124-run defeat to Division One leaders Kent with a full day to spare.
With a reinvigorated Democratic majority in the statehouse and a conservative base disappointed with his concessions to budget realities, he's quacking lamely.
Yes, Himeji Castle is perhaps of less appeal to Asians than to Westerners interested in 'historic Japan,'" I lamely replied.