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flaky

adjective
     
flak‧y
1 tending to break into small thin pieces:
flaky pastry
flaky skin
2 informal especially American English a flaky person is slightly strange or often forgets things:
Carrie's pretty flaky but she's fun to be with.
flakiness noun [uncountable]

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