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vulnerable

vuhl nuh ruh buhl

  • a  susceptible to attack
    a vulnerable bridge
  • s  susceptible to criticism or persuasion or temptation
    vulnerable to bribery
    an argument vulnerable to refutation
  • s  capable of being wounded or hurt
    vulnerable parts of the body

  • Yet Dubai and its real estate market are vulnerable to an international economic downturn, especially compared with many of its Gulf neighbors.
  • The attack could come when we're most vulnerable a blistering hot July afternoon or a freezing cold January night.
  • But Democrats know that ideological debates are no match for pictures of sick children, and they are already training their sights on eight vulnerable Republicans, including Kuhl .
News & Articles

  • Saturated Fat May Make the Brain Vulnerable to Alzheimer's
    Title: Saturated Fat May Make the Brain Vulnerable to Alzheimer's Category: Health News Created: 6/17/2013 4:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 6/18/2013 12:00:00 AM
    June 19, 2013 - MedicineNet.com
  • Kenya shilling flat but vulnerable as investors exit stocks
    NAIROBI (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling traded little changed on Tuesday but looked vulnerable to pressure from foreign investors selling local stocks and demand for dollars from importers. By 0723 GMT, commercial banks quoted the shilling at 85.75/85 per dollar per dollar, barely changed from Monday's close of 85.65/85. "The shilling is weakening following the sell-off on the stock market ...
    June 18, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Determining Rivers Vulnerable to Asian Carp Spawning in the Great Lakes Basin
    Great Lakes resource managers can now determine rivers that may be vulnerable to Asian carp spawning if they were to spread into the Great Lakes Basin, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report. Findings indicate that two species of Asian carp—silver and bighead carp—may be able to spawn in more Great Lakes tributaries than previously estimated. This information could help resource ...
    June 18, 2013 - USGS
Quotes

  • Joe Barton in The Associated Press
    Rep. Ed Markey disagreed, saying it was "not a slush fund, not a shakedown. ...... It was the government of the United States working to protect the most vulnerable citizens that we have in our country right now, the residents of the Gulf."
  • Neil Armfield in TVNZ
    He was a young boy in many ways, still a boy when he left Perth and got into this whirlwind of his career,said Armfield. "We saw with his relationship with the paparazzi that he was vulnerable and felt intensely invaded and got so...
  • Robert Gates in ABC News
    It is prudent to determine immediately whether there are internal weaknesses or procedural shortcomings in the department that could make us vulnerable in the future,said Gates, who spoke at a press conference at the Pentagon on Thursday...

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