- adj. 脆弱的；虚弱的
- n. 灯心草篓；少妇；少女
CET6+ TEM4 IELTS GRE CET6
1. flail, frail: 打谷子用扁担，l 是扁担、连盖，r像一朵花，花脆弱.
2. frail (源自fragile，g 被省略)脆弱，虚弱的。
3. ail => frail.
4. fr- + ail => frail.
- frail (adj.)
- mid-14c., "morally weak," from Old French fraile, frele "weak, frail, sickly, infirm" (12c., Modern French frêle), from Latin fragilis "easily broken" (see fragility). It is the Frenchified form of fragile. Sense of "easily destroyed, liable to break" in English is from late 14c. The U.S. slang noun meaning "a woman" is attested from 1908; perhaps with awareness of Shakespeare's "Frailty, thy name is woman."
- 1. The frail craft rocked as he clambered in.
- 2. Mother was becoming too frail to live alone.
- 3. The boy was frail and never ganged with his fellows at school.
- 4. My grandmother was becoming more and more sad and frail as the years went by.
- 5. She lay in bed looking particularly frail.
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