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not finished and therefore not successful
producing no good results, especially despite a lot of work
done very badly and without success
badly done or badly planned, and therefore unsuccessful
something that is unsuccessful does not achieve what you want, or does not happen in the way that you want
not achieving any benefits or positive results
having the opposite result to the one you intended
mainly journalism an ailing organization or economy is not strong or successful
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a dark substance used for drawing a line along the edge of each eyelid
moving with rhythm, together as one
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