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frail1

 
 
pronunciation:
freIl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: weak or sickly.
Our grandfather looked old and frail in the hospital.
synonyms:
weak
antonyms:
hearty, robust, rugged, strong, sturdy
similar words:
feeble, fragile, infirm, rickety, run-down, shaky
definition 2: easily broken or damaged.
She's afraid to have a fall because her bones are frail.
synonyms:
delicate, fragile
antonyms:
sturdy
similar words:
breakable, brittle, flimsy
derivations: frailly (adv.), frailness (n.)
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