Thesaurus / failing

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Sensing trouble, when Johnson assumed the role, many onlookers used the phrase “glass cliff” to indicate the belief that Johnson was taking on leadership of a failing company and thus doomed to fail herself.
The state of global bodies that, despite their many failings, have been instrumental in building and enforcing international laws is no better.
In his ruling, Judge Tan Ikram said Uber, which claims to have over 45,000 drivers in the city, was now “fit and proper” to hold a London private-hire vehicle operator’s license “despite their historical failings.”
The company’s failings reflect a broader struggle within the industry to commercialize a technology with so much promise.
The National Security Council in this early period also struggled, without someone with a clinical epidemiology or global health security background empowered to run the response or challenge health officials — a huge failing, this official added.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 87 and in failing health.
He had been several times on the very point of making a personal attempt to repair his failing fortunes beyond the Channel.
Failing to find there what he was looking for, he went up the narrow white-railed stairway to the second floor.
THE TRAPBETSY CURTIS
He had been in failing health for about a year but was confined to his home for only the last week.
Meanwhile his army was suffering, provisions were failing, and the season was rainy.
BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. B. (HEREFORD BROOKE) GEORGE

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