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As part of this wave-nature, axions should weakly interact with light and when surrounded by a magnetic field.

It took two days before I finally swam, breaststroking weakly for three minutes near a lineup of surfers wearing warm, comfortable wetsuits.

While the halo neutrons are weakly bound to the nucleus, they are indeed bound.

The weakly emergent laws which we obtain by the standard method are only, for all practical purposes, irreversible but remain, in principle, reversible.

They interact with one another only weakly and can swivel into roughly 60 different orientations.

At which Bezos turned to the packed audience, smiled weakly, and said: “This is Henry being nice to me!”

“At best it might be described as weakly ergogenic, or performance enhancing,” Sallis says.

We smile weakly, not wanting to let them down or prolong the conversation.

The three leaders only weakly reaffirmed their commitment to searching for a negotiated solution.

Sebelius, who was spending her day trying to sell and defend the error-prone program, laughed weakly.

The old man, grizzled, tanned and seamed, leant weakly against the parapet.

Only waved her hands weakly and looked at the clergyman, whose cap was much more over his ear than before.

Wewe go to school together, explained Jess, weakly, and found herself drawn into the arms of the lady.

If her strength had allowed she would have run, but now it threatened to desert her altogether and she tottered weakly.

That is one of the melodramatic bits, said Bobby, weakly, leaning against the wall for support.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to weakly, such as: ailing, anemic, anile, debilitated, decrepit, and delicate.

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