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half

One half of one point. For stock quotes, a half represents one half of $1, or 50¢. For bond quotes, a half represents one half of 1% of par, or $5. For option quotes, a half represents $50.
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Accompanied by his slightly half-witted buddy, Juri (Jacek Braciak), Edi trudges around the city, pushing a cart filled with odds and ends, and just about surviving.
As a lonely, angry 13-year-old, writes Jones, "the character who caught me, and freed me, was the [Incredible] Hulk: overgendered and undersocialized, half-naked and half-witted, raging against a frightened world that misunderstood and persecuted him."
"Iliuzionas" in the book's title means a house or theater of illusions that is also a sort of family chronicle with most of its members either half-witted or eccentric, or both, who at the same time may achieve spectacular success as professionals or businessmen.
Some were gratified and some were disappointed, but all understood and accepted, with the exception of a few half-witted individuals who subscribe to the king-maker theory of journalism.
The impending bankruptcy of creativity will ensure that all books, art film, etc., become "interactive"--that is, befouled with the half-witted manipulations and musings of an idiotic audience utterly devoid of imagination.
By simply being 'his half-witted self,' he has become an online sensation and everybody's favourite.
As they jockey for position in anticipation of the eventual moment when the Conservative Party puts the PM out of her misery, Ministers are taking sides on this half-witted debate.
Of them having to have dinner with him and his half-witted model wife.
But the half-witted hiker was quickly spotted by Highways England officers and Central Motorway Police, who took him to a place of safety to resume his journey.
The Mirwaiz said New Delhi's propaganda on the Kashmir issue that the current uprising was sponsored by Pakistan "is so worn out and half-witted that it does not even warrant a response".
The change is all to do with protests from some half-witted students who said the title had "echoes of slavery."