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  • You won’t be a little disciple putting up anemic little things in early Jacobean or late Cameron.
  • But he noticed that the edge of her eyelid was pale and he began to wonder whether she was anemic.
  • She’s just the kind for whom the world is well lost—the world with all its problems and all its opportunities for greatness—oh, yes, well lost because she’s innocent and sweet and pretty and anemic.
  • Neil Dumont was a lanky, anemic society youth, with shoulders stooped under the burden of too many illustrious ancestors.
  • She had had a splendid appetite—as on rare occasions of her childhood when she came running home after a day spent in the woods and her mother was so pleased, because her mother was afraid that she might grow up to be anemic.

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  • The company has been managing anemic growth.
  • What’re you lookin’ so anemic about, Bernard?
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman

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