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flaky

(ˈfleki)
1. mod. unreliable. I’m getting so flaky. Must be old age.
2. mod. habituated to the use of cocaine. (Drugs.) He looks a little flaky. Look at his eyes and nose.
3. and flako (ˈfleko) mod. alcohol intoxicated. Paul was flaky and couldn’t drive. Man is he flako!
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The analysis of geometric quality indexes of researched aggregate strength (granite, dolomite and gravel) raised the hypotheses about the correspondence between the flakiness index FI and shape index SI average values and variance.
Inevitably we met up with him, dressed in a giant yellow polo and nicely-pressed jeans, and he denied every bit of flakiness.
The double irony of the Coalition's claims about Labor's present policy flakiness is, first, unlike most of what the Coalition claims, what it says on this issue is actually true--or rather there is enough truth to it.
She added: 'It's important to differentiate correctly between skin dryness, whose symptoms include roughness and flakiness, and skin dehydration, which is caused by tightness and is due to a lack of water.
Some explain it as flakiness or superficiality; they say that in southern California--especially in Los Angeles--there is no substance, there is only superficiality, an intolerable light-weight sensibility rules.
before whizzing back, inexplicably, to turn-of-the-century Vienna, represented by a tableau of Schiele's powerfully erotic water colours decked around a cod consulting room with Freud's 'couch' at one end, The reconstruction of a Viennese cafe, replete with Thonet chairs, only ad ds to the Madame Tussaud-style flakiness of the overall experience.
As PCs become more powerful, the cost of system-level troubleshooting, software upgrades, license management, and mysterious flakiness continues to rise.
And that raised the question as to whether management's flakiness might be reflected in a market share dip, even a very temporary one.
So just what, in a week dominated by revelations of his party's and government's moral flakiness on the whole tax collection business, persuaded those antennae that it would be a good time to attack local authorities' tax-collecting records?
Butter gives you good flavor and flakiness, while the shortening keeps the crust tender.
Reader tester says: 'It doesn't look like anything special, but I suffer from very dry skin on my arms, especially when it's cold, and this really helped keep flakiness at bay.
Using them as a precautionary measure will just unbalance the skin and create other problems like redness, dryness, flakiness, sensitivity.
And there's still a real suspicion they have a flakiness about them.
4 Cleanse your skin properly: TOO frequent cleansing and harsh cleansers can dry skin, causing flakiness which clogs pores.