faint


faint
01. Vanna felt [faint] after standing out in the hot sun all day.
02. The old woman [fainted] when she heard the news that her husband had been hit by a car.
03. There is now only a [faint] hope that any of the crewmen have survived the sinking of the freighter.
04. There is a [faint] smell of gas in the kitchen.
05. I was so hungry that I felt [faint].
06. Analysts now believe that the President doesn't have the [faintest] chance of passing the legislation in Congress.
07. The woman lay in a [faint] in the middle of the park.
08. There is a Danish proverb which observes that [faint] hearts never win fair ladies.
09. There is a proverb in Luxembourg which states that a woman is at her strongest when she [faints].
10. Our sun is a relatively [faint] star.
11. Some variable stars complete a cycle - bright, [faint], bright - in a matter of days.
12. Bright stars appear bright simply because our eyes receive more energy per second from them than from [faint] stars.
13. The wife of Pablo Picasso once remarked, "If my husband would ever meet a woman on the street who looked like the women in his paintings, he would fall over in a dead [faint]."
14. My daughter had a bad flu, and was so weak that she [fainted].
15. He [fainted] when he got a needle at the doctor's office.
16. We could hear the [faint] sound of bats flying around in the darkness outside our tent.

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  • Faint — (f[=a]nt), a. [Compar. {Fainter} ( [ e]r); superl. {Faintest}.] [OE. feint, faint, false, faint, F. feint, p. p. of feindre to feign, suppose, hesitate. See {Feign}, and cf. {Feint}.] 1. Lacking strength; weak; languid; inclined to swoon; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • faint — [fānt] adj. [ME feint < OFr, sluggish, orig. pp. of feindre: see FEIGN] 1. without strength; weak; feeble 2. without courage or hope; timid 3. done without strength, vigor, or enthusiasm; halfhearted 4. feeling weak and dizzy, as if about to… …   English World dictionary

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