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  • s  lacking conviction or boldness or courage

  • It has not been the path for the faint-hearted for those who prefer leisure over work, or seek only the pleasures of riches and fame.
  • Tidal power isn't for the faint-hearted, as Verdant Power CEO William Taylor knows from experience.
  • House-hunting in Tuscany is not for the faint-hearted Greenland Comes In from the Cold This isolated island in the North Atlantic is learning to cope with life in the 21st century.
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  • McNish chasing a Le Mans hat-trick
    By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Thundering down the long Mulsanne Straight at more than 240kph in the dark, with the car squirming on rainsoaked asphalt and the headlights searching through a murky wall of spray, is no place for the faint-hearted. Allan McNish, two times Le Mans 24 Hours winner and a strong contender in the number two Audi when the sportscar classic celebrates its 90th ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
  • Motor racing-McNish chasing a Le Mans hat-trick
    By Alan Baldwin LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) - Thundering down the long Mulsanne Straight at more than 240kph in the dark, with the car squirming on rainsoaked asphalt and the headlights searching through a murky wall of spray, is no place for the faint-hearted. Allan McNish, two times Le Mans 24 Hours winner and a strong contender in the number two Audi when the sportscar classic celebrates its ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Meridian Star
    In reaffirming the greatness of our nation, we understand that greatness is never a given,Obama said. "It must be earned. Our journey has never been one of shortcuts or settling for less. It has not been the path for the faint-hearted...
  • John Manley in Fort Frances Times
    We are recommending a Canadian commitment to Afghanistan that is neither open-ended nor faint-hearted,Manley said in a statement. "What is evident is that the commitment to Afghanistan made by successive Canadian governments has not yet...
  • Alan Simpson in Kansas City Star
    You have at least had the guts to throw yourself in the public arena, to run for the presidency. And that's better than a lot of faint-hearted detractors will ever do in this world,Simpson said.

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