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rickety  

  
broken, broken-down, decrepit, derelict, dilapidated, feeble, flimsy, frail, imperfect, infirm, insecure, jerry-built, precarious, ramshackle, shaky, tottering, unsound, unsteady, weak, wobbly  
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rackety, rectify, racket, risky

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n.
A really small person even when old
exp.
business operating in a "real world" not on the internet : like a department store, a car manufacturer
see : click and mortar : a business that combine new technologies and traditional business
n.
to feel or cause to feel great sorrow or distress, esp. at the death of someone 2 tr Obsolete to inflict injury, hardship, or sorrow on (C13: from Old French grever, from Latin gravare to burden, from gravis heavy) ♦ griever n ♦ grieving n, adj ♦ grievingly adv
n.
care provided for old or sick people or children in a residential facility ("home")
n.
a humorous and old-fashioned word that means a chamber pot
Comes from the fact that the chamber pot 'gazunder' (= goes under) the bed

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