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infirm
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Moby Dick
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  • Full in this rapid wake, and many fathoms in the rear, swam a huge, humped old bull, which by his comparatively slow progress, as well as by the unusual yellowish incrustations overgrowing him, seemed afflicted with the jaundice, or some other infirmity.

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  • too infirm to walk unassisted
  • age creeps upon them; infirmities follow
    Mark Twain

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