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Bum

A person unable or unwilling to work, and who therefore must beg for money. The term has a derogatory connotation, implying laziness. A large number of bums in an area may indicate economic dilapidation.
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The limited number of specialist surgeons and bum centers in the U.
Every girl has a hang-up about her bum so I am very honoured and it's flattering to be crowned Rear of the Year.
He sticks out his backside, looks over his shoulder and points at his bum.
I have been known to do the odd bum clench exercise.
Hot air, smoke, steam, or chemicals that you inhale may bum the lining of the lungs, nose and throat.
The Wales on Sunday poll, which asked a total of 1,010 men and women aged 16-65+ about their feelings towards their own, and other people's bums, found 97% of British females do not think their bum is their best feature, while nearly twice as many men as women love their bums.
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The purpose of conducting this experiment is to determine how hurricane shields affect the flame intensity and bum time of candies.
Class II peroxides are formulations that bum very rapidly and present a severe reactivity hazard.
Though less dramatic, many other employees face the specter of heat bum hazards in their daily tasks, including the welder working with molten metal and the roofer pouring hot tar.
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