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lame

1. Not at all cool, trendy, or fashionable; undesirable or unlikable. I know you think it's lame to get dropped off to school by your mom each morning, but I'm not letting you walk the whole way on your own. All kids come to think their parents are lame at some point or another, and you're fooling yourself if you think you're going to be the exception.
2. Utterly weak, ineffectual, or inept; completely unimpressive or incompetent. With such lame special effects and a cookie-cutter plot, the movie was a complete waste of time.

lame

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1. mod. inept; inadequate; undesirable. That guy’s so lame, it’s pitiful.
2. n. a square person. (Streets. Underworld.) Let’s see if that lame over there has anything we want in his pockets.
3. n. an inept person. The guy turned out to be a lame, and we had to fire him.

laine

verb
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"You couldn't wish for a better show in terms of organisation and the display of sheep exhibited across the board is phenomenal," said Laine.
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Prior to rehabbing houses, Laine was a lawyer and her daughter Starsiak was a real estate agent.
'Laine's Bake Shop, a local, woman and minority-owned small business, is holding a pop up event through March 31 at 8301 South Holland Road, Unit C.
After rave reviews, Nicky joined popular Birmingham band The Lawmen, then in the spring of 1963, jumped ship to be a member of Denny Laine and the Diplomats.
While rehabbing homes was a new endeavor for Starsiak Hawk, Laine had fond childhood memories of helping her parents complete DIY projects around their house.
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Bouanane, who was shot in the thigh by police responding to the attack, remained in a prison hospital in Hameenlinnaa, north of the capital of Helsinki, Markus Laine of the National Bureau of Investigation told dpa.
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18-year-old teenage star Patrik Laine built on his reputation, scoring another double on top of the two he had in Finland's win over Belarus on Friday.
Charmaine Laine has joined TricorBraun, Oak Brook, IL, as marketing communications manager.
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Next up, American singer Frankie Laine signs the autograph book of 18-year-old Margaret Ratchford from Lesbury Avenue, Wallsend, after a show in the region.
You know that I am about as "pure laine" Presbyterian as it gets, to use the term from the article.