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Synonyms for sickly

Synonyms for sickly

affected or tending to be affected with minor health problems

of or associated with sickness

Synonyms for sickly

unhealthy looking


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somewhat ill or prone to illness

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In this heart -aching and mind -boggling scenario, it is proposed that concrete steps may be taken to promote integrate health, hygiene and nutrition among sickly mothers and severely malnourished children in the man -made drought and disasters-hit province.
If made properly with the right amount of ingredients, it is absolutely scrumptious, very light and not sickly at all.
Solomon lucidly discusses the emergence of vernacular texts on medical conditions and their prevention or cure in Spain, and the novel practice of 'sickly reading' by nonspecialist readers--increasingly self-conscious 'communities of medicalized subjects' (p.
But it turns out that even in supposedly " healthier" Bollywood, there are some divas who could be giving Zeta Jones competition in the sickly legs department.
Medical schemes in October put rising prices and claims down to a pool of ageing and sickly members.
SICKLY SIGHT Sir Alan Sugar with some of the young contestants appearing in the BBC TV programme The Apprentice.
Wood-boring beetles then take over, and their tunnels cause the trees to become sickly and die.
A weak and sickly baby, he grew up in a family overwhelmed by hardship and poverty.
Many children who came to the schools were very thin and sickly when they arrived and staff were always pleased to see them gaining weight.
Most of the variation in the amount of Caribbean coral that turns sickly pale each year is driven by two counteracting forces, a new analysis shows.
From being a timid sickly teenager Fry grew to become one of the most compelling speakers of the early 1800s.
Just as, in a sense, it is natural and normal for a sick man to feel and act sickly, e.g., to take pleasure in food which in health was bitter or sour.
"If you're not a sickly person, the money can stay in the account until you're 65," he says.
Set to a New Age-y soundscape, dancers writhed, convulsed, and behaved as if they were diseased, an effect underscored by their sickly green unitards.
In 1999, one of Butler's colleagues noticed that sickly young lobsters tended to live alone.