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feel puny

To feel sick. I woke up feeling puny, so I just stayed in bed all day. Elise didn't come to the party because she's feeling puny.
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feeling (kinda) puny

feeling ill. I'm feeling puny. Think I might be coming down with a cold. Bill had to skip football practice on account of he was feeling puny.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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