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Apart from the oil sector, however, the Iranian economy only grew feebly that year.
Ezekiel Odera headed feebly into the waiting arms of Godfrey Lowo in the 15th minute before Marvin Omondi's overhead kick sailed over the bar a couple of minutes later.
Radio New Zealand and other broadcasting agencies come before the Economic Development, Science and Innovation Committee for almost all other matters but she feebly argued she held no responsibility.
He didn't get bogged down on platitudinal advice to be ignored, but spoke about the gospel good news of love, not feebly but transformationally, of liberation, to change not only their lives, but the very life of the world, through sacrificial love.
May visibly paled before replying feebly: "Nobody is trying to blame anybody."
In a concrete tank, 'Agustina' swims feebly, aided by an orange floater from which it tries to wriggle away.
Champions The New Saints made it nine wins from nine matches yesterday following a lack-lustre 2-1 home victory over Carmarthen who had a golden chance to draw level in the 90th minute but Matthew Thomas shot feebly at home keeper Paul Harrison.
The influx of the refugees has placed immense pressure on Lebanon's already feebly infrastructure.
"I just want to get somewhere dry and warm," she said feebly. "My boy is sick."
However, they advised I was in fact correct and told him he must apologise there and then, which he feebly did in a tone of utter contempt.
After a dull first half, the battering Hull inflicted on their hapless visitors took on a slightly surreal air and they might easily have reached double figures as the Cottagers groped feebly for a foothold in the game.
Yet she brings together what little there is and presents it, not necessarily as a living thing, but as something struggling, however feebly, just to be remembered.