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wana-kore

1. (noun) uninspiring, lacklustre, limp, boring.

Ka kīia he wana-kore te āhua o tētahi kōrero, o tētahi whakaari, o tētahi waiata rānei, mēnā e kore ana te ngoi, te hihiko rānei o ngā kaitū (RMR 2017). / The nature of a story, play or a song is said to be lacklustre if the performers lack energy or vigour.

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