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lame

adjective uk   us   /leɪm/

lame adjective (UNABLE TO WALK)

(especially of animals) not able to walk correctly because of physical injury to or weakness in the legs or feet

lame adjective (NOT SATISFACTORY)

(especially of an excuse or argument) weak and unsatisfactory: a lame excuse
lamely
adverb uk   us   /-li/
lameness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
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