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the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds
broad-shouldered, unbreakable, cast-iron, strapping, burly, sturdy, big-boned, hardy, heavy-armed, vigorous, buirdly, stout, nonhuman, half-hardy, chesty, big-shouldered, robust, beefy, big-chested, husky, square-shouldered, stalwart, iron, square-built
a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)
buirdly, big-chested, broad-shouldered, square-built, big-shouldered, beefy, big-boned, hardy, husky, sturdy, heavy-armed, robust, stout, stalwart, iron, vigorous, square-shouldered, burly, strapping, unbreakable, cast-iron, chesty, nonhuman, half-hardy
"an invalid's frail body"
broad-shouldered, husky, heavy-armed, chesty, buirdly, stalwart, burly, square-built, vigorous, big-chested, cast-iron, stout, iron, robust, nonhuman, unbreakable, sturdy, hardy, beefy, big-boned, big-shouldered, square-shouldered, half-hardy, strapping
fallible, frail, imperfect, weakadjective
wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings
"I'm only a fallible human"; "frail humanity"
buirdly, nonhuman, half-hardy, big-shouldered, vigorous, burly, broad-shouldered, robust, chesty, stalwart, stout, husky, hardy, square-shouldered, big-chested, cast-iron, square-built, sturdy, iron, unbreakable, big-boned, beefy, strapping, heavy-armed
delicate, fragile, frailadjective
easily broken or damaged or destroyed
"a kite too delicate to fly safely"; "fragile porcelain plates"; "fragile old bones"; "a frail craft"
hardy, iron, husky, chesty, burly, big-boned, square-shouldered, strapping, stalwart, broad-shouldered, vigorous, heavy-armed, cast-iron, big-shouldered, stout, nonhuman, unbreakable, half-hardy, square-built, buirdly, sturdy, robust, big-chested, beefy
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The gap in the boards appears to be maybe eight inches, and Mary was certainly very frail, but it's hard for me to believe that a person could step on a board, and their entire body would go down a crack that is two inches wider than a dollar bill.
A thou shalt not bluster the lesser, forasmuchas equilibrium aligns the once all mighty before the frail, for mercy.
Courage is sometimes frail as hope is frail a fragile shoot between two stones that grows brave toward the sun though warmth and brightness fail, striving and faith the only strength it knows.
When you think of these cases, don't think of frail, old, sick men and women.
I hate ingratitude more in a man than lying, vainness, babbling, drunkenness, or any taint of vice whose strong corruption inhabits our frail blood.
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