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  • Then in 1968, Governor George Romney, an honorable man thought of a something of a light-weight, committed the gaffe of truth a nod to Michael Kinsley when he said that he had been wrong about the Vietnam War because he had been "brainwashed" by the generals during a visit there.

    Mark Green: Her Candidacy Is Over -- Palin's "Brainwashing" and "Joe Welch" Moment

  • I think the main benefit of the light-weight move was to force designers to eliminate the extra ounces that served no purpose.

    Rifles of Interest, Vol. 1

  • Even the light-weight hardened aluminum blades with ceramic edges had difficulty with parting the vegetation, and the going was slow.

    Around a Sun Named Inferno

  • It was made of light-weight protective material that had cost a fortune, its fabrication highly guarded by the Doman witch Matriarchs and their scien engineers.

    G'lder

  • For Ms. Macklowe, that gave her the idea she should start a new brand of light-weight, "modern," "fragrance-free" products that were "high-end luxury" but also "affordable."

    Swapping Finance for Facial Products

  • Associated Press Chrysler this year introduced its new Pentastar, a light-weight, six-cylinder engine, for its Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Journey.

    Pendulum Swings Back Toward Detroit

  • Even a very light-weight laptop would be too big; she wouldn't be able to balance it, and a telephone would be a new OS to learn plus you really can't browse on them.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • I held up my staff (Ron bought me a light-weight plastic one while he uses the wooden staff) parallel to the ground and up in front of his face and said stop.

    Farm Journal: Final Push Day

  • Then he opened the refrigerator and pulled out the milk, surprised at how light-weight it felt in his hand.

    Knockout

  • Also, I like a light-weight rod, not of glass but of good quality graphite.

    All About Jigs

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  • A person who can't hold their liquor.

    May 2, 2008

  • A person or thing of little importance, profundity, or intelligence

    May 2, 2008