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  • But the indefinable weight the dead rabbits had left on her mind caused her to feel more than usual pity for the career of this weak young man, particularly when she looked at the picture where he leaned against a tree with a flaccid appearance, his knee-breeches unbuttoned and his wig awry, while the swine apparently of some foreign breed, seemed to insult him by their good spirits over their feast of husks.

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  • His flaccid handshake, didn’t fill me with confidence.
  • Over time, his hard body lost its tone, then grew flaccid, and finally grew flabby.

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