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loose

mod. very drunk. Mary was a little loose and had to be driven home.
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The result, a novel in the loosest sense, reexamines the genre and approaches it as a fluid interaction of several short-story strands.
Drama in its loosest sense is discussed by Carole Levin, who explores the idea of dramatic self-fashioning through some key episodes and set speeches in the life of Elizabeth I.
It's hard to see the connection to the question of food safety except in the loosest sense.
When businesses can roam from country to country with few restrictions on their search for the lowest wages, the loosest environmental regulations and the most docile and desperate workers, then the destruction of livelihoods, cultures and environments can be enormous," writes The Body Shop founder Anita Roddick in Business As Unusual.
Considerably less stilted than German helmer Peter Sehr's previous English-language outing, "Obsession," the New York-set pic still doesn't ring true as a love story between a cocky scam artist and a clever biology student, despite a game effort by Charlotte Ayanna in an impossible role and Adrien Brody at his loosest.
He was running (in the loosest sense of the word) with a carrot and being chased by a fake sheik, a couple of trees, Elvis, The Wombles, and a man with a toilet seat around his waist.
A quick yardstick for objectively measuring machine capability is Hunkar's Class Factor system, a nine-level scale in which Class 1 indicates the tightest and Class 9 the loosest degree of control.
To the audience's laughter, Joe then added: "You are by far the loosest woman on that panel.
Despite an unimpressive knock of 15 that ended with the loosest of drives to point off Kagiso Rabada, Hales was still backed by his team-mates to make a success of the job if given more chances.
By necessity a 2016 SNP manifesto will have the loosest commitment to staging another vote.
Schools have become increasingly intimidating and violent places to be, especially if you're facing a sea of disaected teenagers with only the loosest grasp on discipline.
Warwickshire acquired 33 for two from the first 25 overs before accelerating (the term used in the loosest sense) to 130 for four from 71 overs at the close.
Fortunately (I use the word in the loosest sense) the baby boy became stuck in a sewer pipe in the residential block, where his crying was heard by another tenant in the building.