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Bad for you or your health

bad

adjective

likely to harm your health or your body

bad

adjective

likely to damage your success or people’s opinion of you

unhealthy

adjective

not good for you in a physical way

unhealthy

adjective

not good for you in an emotional way

debilitating

adjective

making someone physically or mentally weak

unhealthily

adverb

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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