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Financials have been a dud this year, but health care stocks are well off their March lows.Down a stunning 23%, London’s once mighty FTSE is trading like an emerging-market stock exchange|Bernhard Warner|September 26, 2020|Fortune
The idea is that new small-molecule antiviral drugs could fill these “druggable pockets” so that, once the coronavirus has first entered a patient’s body, it becomes a non-infectious dud that cannot spread.Researchers find a ‘druggable pocket’ in coronavirus that could lead to new antivirals|David Meyer|September 22, 2020|Fortune
Goldman Sachs, for one, had warned back in July that the month of August is historically a low-volume dud.These investments powered a record-setting month of stock market gains|Bernhard Warner|September 1, 2020|Fortune
We don’t witness the quadrillions of experiments that were absolute duds along the 4 billion year pathway to now.
We also miss many of the lesser duds, the somewhat duds, and the turned-out-to-be-duds-in-the-end, all of which would be informative but are now lost.
His clothing line that his friend described as “upscale and urban” was a dud.
The Hollywood Reporter said the film was a dud, but Holmes plays neatly against type.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?|Tim Teeman|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She turns in dud stories, misses deadlines, and is prone to occasionally sleeping with her young, struggling musician sources.Toni Collette on ‘The Realistic Joneses,’‘Lucky Them,’ and Crying in ‘The Sixth Sense’|Melissa Leon|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The prank itself seems meaningless, and the reaction was un-extraordinary: all in all, a dud.An Analysis of Vitalii Sediuk’s Pranks (He’s the Guy Who Touched Brad Pitt)|Amy Zimmerman|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Reviews seemed to range a short spectrum between turnip (a dud, in the French parlance) and not-a-complete-turnip.
As Dud said, somebody was guilty, and that somebody was the person they must find.The Girl from Sunset Ranch|Amy Bell Marlowe
“Looking for two lost donkeys,” retorted Dan, who was learning to give Dud as good as he sent.Killykinick|Mary T. Waggaman
Dud showed him the impressions of two hoofs dug deep into the ground.
Bob and Dud tied their horses to a hitching-rack and climbed the fence into the park.
This was the equipment that must have been used to handle the dud atom bomb some months back.Space Platform|Murray Leinster