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sickly

(sĭk′lē)
adj. sick·lier, sick·liest
1. Prone to sickness.
2. Of, caused by, or associated with sickness: a sickly pallor.
3. Conducive to sickness: a sickly climate.
4. Causing nausea; nauseating.

sick′li·ness n.
sick′ly, sick′li·ly adv.
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22) "Spasmodic" and "Byronism" became interchangeable terms thanks to Thomas Carlyle's essay "On Sir Walter Scott" in the 1837 London and Westminster Review: "So bounteous was Nature to us; in the sickliest of recorded ages, when British Literature lay all puking and sprawling in Werterism, Byronism, and other Sentimentalism tearful or spasmodic (fruit of internal wind)" (London and Westminster Review 28 [1837-38], repr.
Tom returned with the scrawniest, sickliest kitten Carol had ever seen.
Best of all was always the music choice in which masters of British rock development were ignored in favour of twee popsters and/or the sickliest sweet of the soul brothers ie usually The Stylistics.
Melt is painfully predictable pop and dewy-eyed Do I sounds like les Spices at their syrupy sickliest.