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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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Kevin Keegan's team left dazed, confused and battered in Eindhoven by Portugal four years ago, after lamely surrendering a two-goal lead.
But by then he realised that the documentary team wasn't going to lamely swallow his lies.
Users lamely attempt to justify their sick habits by calling it a recreational drug.
It's a country with its own language.' They asked her to translate and while in translation the text failed lamely, the mood altered.
Channel 5 lamely attempted to get around this by making it all about Laura and her ex-partner Cyren's three-year-old son Leo - and how best to make things work now Cyren's new girlfriend Meaghan was on the scene.
In a gratuitous and utterly discriminatory remark, the Philippine National Police chief added to the cynicism felt by the public by hedging on the seemingly imminent arrest of the flamboyant dictator's wife, lamely using her advanced age and gender as a silly excuse, which has no legal justification at all.
Be it loud music, incessantly-crying two-year olds, or just naturally-boisterous neighbors, the daily bombardment is up to a point wherein, one just lamely accepts his fate (especially if you can't afford to move to a much quieter neighborhood).
Kasatkina steadied herself to reach 3-4 before she double-faulted on break point and lamely surrendered the game to Kerber, who then served for the set.
There's no alternative, but to reply lamely, hoping the other person will offer a clue about his or her identity.
In her pathetic defence at PMQs, she lamely suggested that "the Government are customers of Carillion, not its managers".
Our political monopolists cannot but lamely caution on the need for control of expenses but the fact is that the expenses must be met.
Pushing on the back foot to a Rory Smith away-swinger that started on a fourth-stump line and kept swinging, Billings lamely followed to edge to the keeper.
After running off twice, Hamilton clipped the wall to end the session sitting in a smoking, buckled mess of a Mercedes, his front right wheel flopping lamely, the suspension smashed.
A great lie I had constructed and am still lamely buttressing.
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.