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Martinus Beijerinck, a Dutch microbiologist and botanist, demonstrated that viruses cause disease by experimenting with sap from sickly tobacco-plant leaves during the 19th century.
THE VAST VIRAL WORLD: WHAT WE KNOW (AND DON’T KNOW) - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYLAUREN E. OAKESAPRIL 7, 2021NAUTILUS
Born in 1928, Walter Tevis was a sickly, unhappy child, confined for many months to a hospital bed and dosed with addictive phenobarbital because of rheumatic heart disease.
‘THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT’ IS A BESTSELLER, BUT ITS AUTHOR, WALTER TEVIS, WAS HARDLY A ONE-HIT WONDERMICHAEL DIRDAFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The problem, it turned out, was that the algorithms’ designers assumed that patients who spent more on health care were more sickly and needed more help.
THIS IS THE STANFORD VACCINE ALGORITHM THAT LEFT OUT FRONTLINE DOCTORSEILEEN GUODECEMBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Bennett was sickly and needed full-time medical care, so Ada took him to an orphanage while trying to earn enough money to provide for her son by sewing for the prospectors who were the lifeblood of the violent and rough-edged Alaskan city.
THE WOMAN WHO SURVIVED TWO YEARS ALONE IN THE ARCTICFIONA ZUBLINDECEMBER 9, 2020OZY
Furthermore, use the bones from healthy looking game animals that you’ve taken and avoid using the bones from sickly ones.
BONE BROTH WILL SUSTAIN YOU AT HOME AND IN THE WILD. HERE’S HOW TO MAKE IT.BY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEOCTOBER 5, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
If the father is old or sickly, the son sleeps near him by night, and does not leave his presence by day.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
His face was sickly, and never free from the traces of acute anxiety that was eating at his heart.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The climate of those mountains is cold rather than temperate, and less healthful than sickly.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
It is the offspring of a sickly taste, a deceitful heart, and a sure proof of low breeding.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
His childhood, except when he could be rocked and sung into sickly sleep, was one long piteous wail.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SICKLY

  • brittle
  • dainty
  • decrepit
  • delicate
  • epicene
  • feeble
  • fishy
  • flimsy
  • fracturable
  • fragile
  • frangible
  • infirm
  • insubstantial
  • puny
  • sad
  • shatterable
  • shattery
  • sickly
  • slender
  • slight
  • slim
  • tender
  • tenuous
  • thin
  • unsound
  • unsubstantial
  • vulnerable
  • wimpy
  • wishy-washy
  • wispy
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