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With 11 defections on the vote to remove Greene from committees, McCarthy looks all the more spineless and inept.
"Perdita Hepworth," she abandoned her spineless attitude and sat upright, speaking with vehemence.
THE BEAUTYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
If any of the jury dissented from its false statement they were too spineless to express their opinion.
THE EVERETT MASSACREWALKER C. SMITH
He had once been persuaded, yielding out of spineless bravado, to descend the shaft of a mine in a huge bucket.
BUNKER BEANHARRY LEON WILSON
Willed attention, rather than spineless feeling distractibility, might have saved him.
But of course, since I am as spineless as a mollusk, I sought to accept this heaven-sent visitation with due resignation.
A TOP-FLOOR IDYLGEORGE VAN SCHAICK
That spineless governess'll be writin' back to the Keith woman about everything she sees, eats, sits or sleeps on.
RIMROCK TRAILJ. ALLAN DUNN
Truedale came to the conclusion that fatalism was no weak and spineless philosophy, but one for the making of strong souls.
THE MAN THOU GAVESTHARRIET T. COMSTOCK
For this cactus is nearly spineless and clings to the inaccessible cañon slopes where stock cannot prey upon it.
THE FANTASTIC CLANJOHN JAMES THORNBER
This is a spineless species, and bears a profusion of yellow flowers from July onwards.

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