Conventional wisdom holds that the North is looking for aid and investment to help feed its starving population and revive its moribund economy.
People thought we were strange to take an interest in an out-of-the-way, if not moribund , part of the capital market.
But three years on, his much-touted finance and commerce ministers have been unable to spark zest into the moribund economy.
Each of the two protagonists is more or less moribund - one convalescing after a near fatal collapse; the other laid low by deep vein thrombosis.
I think I know what Bill and Ian Fraser are trying to do: they clearly felt that they needed to invigorate something that they must have seen as moribund .
Rates had been exceptionally low for a protracted period as the US central bank sought to reignite a very moribund domestic and international economy.
A previous study showed that death followed the selected moribund symptoms by 1 day or less.
One patient was moribund at presentation and died 4 days later.
Indeed, many see the need for large-scale hydrogen production as a way to jumpstart the moribund nuclear industry.
An innovative programme could revitalise the moribund , but the financial services industry is too set in their ways to do any lateral or creative thinking.