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flimsy

adjective (DIFFICULT TO BELIEVE)    /ˈflɪm.zi/
A flimsy argument, excuse, etc. is weak and difficult to believe: When I asked him why he was late, he gave me some flimsy excuse about having car trouble.Not believable flimsily     /-zɪ.li/ adverb Fragile and breakableBelievable flimsiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Fragile and breakableBelievable
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