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infirm
used in My Antonia

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Definition
weak from old age or disease
  • The moment he sat down, I noticed the nervous infirmity of which Mrs. Harling had told me.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (37% in)
  • I tramped through the puddles and under the showery trees, mourning for Marguerite Gauthier as if she had died only yesterday, sighing with the spirit of 1840, which had sighed so much, and which had reached me only that night, across long years and several languages, through the person of an infirm old actress.
    Book 3 — Lena Lingard (57% in)

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