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    a remainder of food from a meal

    When he confronted his prey his lips glistened with the foam of condensed rage and his cheeks and eyes exuded a brutish ardor like pigs' faces when they make ready to fall on the orts and peels heaped in their trough.

    Submitted by Bilyana Kalyonska from Bulgaria on 25/04/2016


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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