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One entry found for sickly.
Main Entry: sick·ly
Pronunciation: primarystresssik-lemacron
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): sick·li·er; -est
1 : somewhat sick : often ailing <was sickly as a child>
2 : caused by or associated with ill health <a sickly complexion>
3 a : tending to produce disease <a sickly climate> b : appearing as if sick <a sickly flame> c : not growing well : <a sickly plant> d : SICKENING <a sickly odor>

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