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weak

(wēk) [Old Norse veikr, flexible]
1. Lacking physical strength or vigor; infirm, esp. as compared with what would be the normal or usual for that individual.
2. Dilute, as in a weak solution, or weak tea.
3. Biologically or chemically active; said, e.g., of acids, bases, electrolytes, muscles, or toxins.
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Marlborough made one serious mistake when winning the Jim Ford at Wincanton on Thursday and may not appear to have told us much in beating a weakish field pointless.
Only the brilliant Mecca's Angel denied the younger horses in the Nunthorpe and all the evidence points to the older sprinters being a weakish crop.
Nicholls has since freshened his charge up with a facile success over inferior opposition at Bangor and in what looks a weakish race, Denman will be hard to beat.
Seizing on any weakish clearance from goalkeeper Dino Seremet, they released Eastwood on a break through the inside right channel, and the leading marksman finished with a shot that all but grazed the foot of the far post.
Ann told the Irish Mirror: "There is a bit of a change coming with a weakish weather system approaching from the west.
Damm has a somewhat weakish second serve and Rusedski often took full advantage, winning many rallies when his opponent missed his powerful first delivery.
If you can't beat them, join them and, given how good Acapulco was in the Queen Mary, I think an Americantrained runner will win what looks a weakish Albany Stakes (2.
But although the skyscraper forward got his radar right, a weakish connection allowed England keeper Paul Robinson to parry the ball.
Not out of the first two in his four races so far, the Danehill colt seems pretty versatile and, while he is perhaps not the best of O'Brien's battalion, he is more than up to taking this weakish renewal.