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twist

and frail
n. a girl; a woman. (Underworld. Possibly rhyming slang twist and twirl = girl and frail frame = dame. Detective novels and movies.) This good-looking twist comes over to the table and asks Lefty if he’d like to dance. I’ll shoot the frail if you don’t hand it over!

frail

verb
See twist

twist

/wrap around (one's) little finger
To dominate utterly and effortlessly.
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After two years, people who were not frail at the start of the study were no less likely to become frail with exercise than without it, the study found.
No studies examining the prevalence of UI among frail older adults across care settings were identified.
Patients who are frail or pre-frail may be at greater risk of surgical and post-surgical complications.
ANEW service which assesses frail patients at the front door of A&E has been launched, in a bid to free up hospital beds and reduce waiting times.
It could also increase their chances of surviving surgery (previous research has suggested that older, frail patients are less likely to survive major surgical procedures).
Celtic youth coach Stephen Frail reckons the Bhoys Babes will use the lessons learned from their Barcelona beating to good effect against Ajax.
Washington, April 9 ( ANI ): Older adults who see themselves as old and frail will start to act that way.
In an article published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Ellen Smit and her associates report an increased risk of dying over a 12-year period among frail older men and women with reduced levels of vitamin D compared to those with higher levels.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study showed that all seniors, even those considered frail, can enjoy the benefits of exercise in terms of their physical and cognitive faculties and quality of life.
DOCTORS who are set to take over the NHS in south Warwickshire have promised to prioritise seamless care for frail elderly patients.
Frail is the story of Amy, a human survivor whose life is saved by an ex, Lisa; when both girls are captured, they must depend on each other for escape.
CELTIC coach Stevie Frail last night insisted Neil Lennon was the inspiration behind the Hampden heroics.
Frail joined Walgreens after a 21-year career at Walmart, where he last served as vice president and general manager of seasonal, hard lines and sundries in the retailer's Sam's Club division.
synonyms: weak, feeble, and frail mean not strong enough to stand pressure or hard effort.
To mark Carers Week, around 30 people who look after ill, frail or disabled loved ones joined members of the Wales Carers Alliance yesterday to meet National Assembly Members at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay.