pallidly


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in a manner lacking interest or vitality

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52) Thus the box score was deceiving in that it created the impression of legitimate play by showing the leading hitter of the losers doing well and the best on the winners as hitting pallidly.
There is a generous progression of aptly chosen photographs, although some of them are pallidly reproduced.
In accord with Tennyson's antiquarian ballad, Lady Clare, pallidly honest, returns her aristocratic suitor's gift when she discovers that she is, after all, of lowly birth; although as she tells him the story she plays with the buckle of her belt.
Then fry the meat in a hot pan with the remaining spoonful or so of oil, and do this in batches so that the chicken colours rather than just pallidly stews.
I could have been wrong, but I think there was something to do with motorbikes going on: all around were chaps with that physique unique to bikers, of pot bellies and matchstick legs, and their pallidly buxom girlfriends.
Why read this refrain as "manly excellence" or "manly strength" rather than the more pallidly ecclesiastical "virtue"?
Such beauty, however, quickly fades from imitation to imitation, and Hugo often compares "original" poets to moons more and more pallidly reflecting other moons of an invisible sun (here we recognize a personal version of a criticism frequently levelled at classicism by the Romantics (16)).
Many gigantic and pallidly white birds flew continuously now from beyond the veil, and their scream was the eternal Tekeli-li
Sleepy Hollow is both "a breathtaking achievement" and "clumsily written and pallidly performed", depending on who you read.