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Maybe your VP is fearful, or nonconfrontational, or saw the comments as toothless and beneath notice.
The anecdotes are toothless and largely flattering to the subject, making the reader wonder what kind of juicy details he’s picked up after a lifetime in politics that he’s keeping to himself.Chris Matthews’ new book catalogues his front-row seat to history|Charlotte Alter|June 11, 2021|Washington Post
Higgins of Bellingcat says the reaction to Navalny’s arrest is “utterly toothless.”'His Fight Is in Russia.' Why Navalny Flew Home Straight Into Putin's Clutches|Madeline Roache|January 18, 2021|Time
Texas, which put a fairly toothless stay-at-home order into place at the start of April, lifted it a month later.
Michigan just appeared on the same Ann Arbor field where Penn State exited its 0-5 schneid against a defense still looking strangely toothless.Once obvious and thrilling, three college football coaching hires have lost their luster|Chuck Culpepper|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
It was like witnessing the last two weeks of the life of a blind and toothless dog you knew the vet was just itching to destroy.
Trierweiler claims that Hollande, a socialist, showed contempt for the poor, supposedly calling them “the toothless.”Hell Hath No Fury Like Valerie Trierweiler, the French President’s Ex|Lizzie Crocker|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This man, the man of the left, says in private ‘the toothless,’ proud of his quip.Hollande's Jilted Lover Valerie Trierweiler Tells All|Tracy McNicoll|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To those unaccustomed to the machinations of the UN, this may seem like yet another insignificant and toothless resolution.At the United Nations, It’s Human Rights, Putin-Style|Jay Michaelson|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The statement after the emergency NATO meeting was a toothless collection of platitudes.
As there were about sixty teeth, I think, in each pair, I felt myself much improved before the jaws were toothless.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
He was a man well on in years, and wrecked by dissipation—almost bald and toothless, and with one foot crippled with gout.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
The face of the old woman alone peeped out from them; a yellow, wrinkled, sharp-nosed, toothless face.
And so he did; and the old man laughed a toothless laugh, and said: 'O wise young man!
The old man carefully wiped his toothless mouth with both hands—and again staring at me, fell to chewing and munching his lips.A Desperate Character and Other Stories|Ivan Turgenev