“I am what the doctors call anaemic; a rather bloodless creature.”
“Confederation said the recovery in the tourist industry was 'anaemic', and could take up to five years.”
“Ex-World Bank chief Stiglitz bemoans 'anaemic' recovery by BLOOMBERG”
“But yesterday, Paul Tucker, the Deputy Governor of the Bank of England, warned that any signs of growth would be "anaemic".”
“Paul Tucker, deputy governor of the Bank of England, yesterday warned that any improvement in the economy would be "anaemic".”
“The numbers come after Bank of England deputy governor Paul Tucker warned any recovery was likely to be "anaemic" and the true picture of the economy's health would not become apparent until next spring or summer.”
“But rates are already near zero and are unlikely to rise much while the economy is so anaemic.”
“Of course, because the taxpayer has no choice but to cough up, this gangrenous tumescence keeps bulging as the services provided become more emaciated and anaemic.”
“In the aftermath of that conflict, Max Boot, an American neoconservative, wrote, “By the traditional measures of power, Europe is in decline: economic growth is anaemic, military budgets are in free fall, the fertility rate is declining.””
“The Irish stew looked a little stodgy and anaemic, but the potatoes had absorbed plenty of flavourful stock to take on a mushy, comforting texture, the chunks of carrot were numerous enough to add a perky sweetness and I unearthed a reasonable amount of good lamb.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘anaemic’.
All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
Words meaning or invoking the different aspects of pale.
Not just colour, but also the ideas of impermanence, illness, weakness. (Just not the two noun forms â€“ a thin strip of metal or woo...
Adjectives referring to blood
Ghost words that I've adopted because the original listers abandoned them. Yarb has more in his Adoption agency, and many orphlings are tagged as ghosted, ghost phrases, misspellings, or typos.
Looking for tweets for anaemic.