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While arguing in favor of Measure D at a City Council hearing in 2019, she called Beiser a “lame duck.”

Lame-duck Congress and lame-duck president face huge challenges in the coming weeksNow Signature, which has nearly 60 percent of its portfolio tied up in commercial real estate, is bracing for the fallout.

We urge our leaders on both sides of the aisle to find common ground, finish the work they started, and pass additional relief measures during the lame-duck session to help the businesses, industries, and workers who continue to suffer.

Though it’s possible another stimulus package could come during the lame-duck session before the next Congress sits in January, some economists find it unlikely.

From Fortune

Their comments came as lawmakers prepare to return to the Capitol next week for Congress’ post-election lame duck session.

I have conflicting feelings of lameness and warm fuzzies: I'm only worried because I really do respect him.

Their "lameness" and "ineptness" and "impotence" plainly arose from disinclination alone.

He weakly hoped that Jack would recover from his lameness, but all know how vain is such an expectation.

Her lameness had been caused by paralysis, but the date of her attack was not known.

She possessed all her faculties till within a few hours of her death, and had only suffered a little lameness from rheumatism.

Erysipelas attacked the limb, and the emperor was confined to his bed for many weeks, and never recovered his lameness.

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On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lameness, such as: debility, decrepitude, delicacy, disease, enervation, and etiolation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.