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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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In its National Study of Assisted Living for the Frail Elderly conducted last year, the U.S.
But Frail says he'll require the finer eye of another X-ray satellite, ROSAT, scheduled to observe the bursting pulsar on March 12, before he can determine whether the radio source coincides with the X-ray-emitting object.
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.
Washington, September 7 ( ANI ): All seniors, even those considered frail, can enjoy the benefits of exercise in terms of their physical and cognitive faculties and quality of life, according to a new study.
STEPHEN FRAIL has moved to Celtic to become an Under-19 coach with the club.
SCOTLAND spy Stevie Frail has warned against man-marking Iceland superstar Eidur Gudjohnsen at Hampden - because some of his team-mates could hurt us just as much.
Assistant coach Stephen Frail admits that he can understand if the former Czech Under-21 man is frustrated.
A frail pensioner died in hospital nearly four months after being hit by a car near her North Yorkshire home.
Tenders are invited for Intellectual services for the realization of psychological consultations of frail elderly living in the East Morbihan territory
With the aging of populations in many developing countries, more attention is being focused on the provision of better care for the increasing numbers of people living longer with multiple, multisystem conditions, particularly those who are, or at risk of, becoming frail. (1,2) Although the majority of older adults age successfully, longer life spans can result in a higher prevalence of frailty, due in part to the accumulation of multiple interacting complex health and social problems.
Patients were considered frail if they had three or more of the following components: unintentional weight loss, decreased grip strength, slowed walking speed, and low activity.
UPPER DIR -- Nazim of Wari tehsil Hussain Ahmad visited the local cattle market and ordered the imposition of a ban on the sale of frail sacrificial animals for Eidul Azha.
Participants whose diets were most similar to a Mediterranean-style diet were less than half as likely to become frail over a four-year period than those whose diets were least similar.
ISLAMABAD -- Sedentary older adults who start exercising may not reduce their risk of becoming frail, but they may experience less disability, a new study suggests.