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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
This is, of course, an impossible task for a toothless agency, so the members have to get creative.Kim Stanley Robinson Holds Out Hope - Issue 90: Something Green|Liz Greene|October 7, 2020|Nautilus
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!
Oliver Hill is ninety-four years old, erect, walks briskly with the aid of a cane, only slightly hard of hearing and toothless.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration