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  • adj. unable to think straight
  • adj. constantly moving about


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  • Genetic information no help yet in predicting diabetes onset, study finds German locum GP Daniel Ubani 'dithery' while giving fatal overdose, inquest told Senior Associate

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  • Times Online Locum GP 'dithery' while giving fatal overdose - 35 mins ago

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  • A foreign doctor who administered a fatal overdose to a 70-year-old man seemed tired and was "dithery" and "muttering to himself" at the time, the dead man's partner told an inquest today.

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  • "dithery" and "muttering to himself" at the time, the dead man's partner has told an inquest.

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  • 'dithery' and was 'muttering to himself' at the time, the dead man's partner told an inquest today.

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  • And while we wait for Hilarie Burton to return to White Collar as Neil's squeeze — she's not in next week's episode, either (although True Blood's Joe Mangianello is a swell consolation prize) — she was clearly having a ball on Castle sending up the stereotype of a dithery sexpot of a reality diva (part Kim Kardashian, part Paris Hilton) implicated in the murder of a dog-show official.

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  • All that has done is provide us with a rich trove of oddball entertainment ranging from Sarah Palin's dithery dead-fish metaphors to the beetle-browed death threats of G. Gordon Liddy and the blatant racism of Pat Buchanan.

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  • EG, as a character in AOT the wise admiral worked well, in reality was he as blind as Mac, as balls-out full on as Rommel, or dithery like Monty?

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  • Their short but purposeful flights looked more like those of beetles or bees than day-flying butterflies: common skipper and small heath were dithery and neurotic in comparison.

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  • But Maura is spared because she's in the lab tending to her sick tortoise — the cutesy touches on this show make me cringe — and while Jane loses her crackhead witness to the bad guys, she's able to rescue her brother Frankie, whose vest stopped several bullets but couldn't prevent the internal bleeding that Maura tries to fix with some dithery triage as Jane barks, "Do it now!"

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  • My thoughts wandered in a dithery circle around the miserable couple in the upstairs bedroom. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

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