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Sapless

adjective
1.
Lacking bodily or muscular strength or vitality.  Synonyms: debile, decrepit, feeble, infirm, rickety, weak, weakly.  "Her body looked sapless"
2.
Destitute of sap and other vital juices; dry.






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"Sapless" Quotes from Famous Books



... your work is strong, and you can afford to wait, the probability is that half a dozen people will at last begin to shout that you have been monstrously neglected, as you have. But that happens when you are hoary and sapless, and when nothing under ...
— New Grub Street • George Gissing

... brother of the clod, That from his hand the crook wouldst snatch away And shake instead thy dry and sapless rod, To scare the sheep out of the wholesome day? Yea, what art thou, blind, unconverted Jew, That with thy idol-volume's covers two Wouldst make a jail to ...
— The Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell • James Lowell

... thee, That Talbot's name might be in thee revived, When sapless age and weak, unable limbs, Should bring thy father to his drooping chair. But—O malignant and ill-boding stars!— First part ...
— The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete, Illustrated • Sir Walter Scott



Words linked to "Sapless" :   frail, juiceless



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