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a bad effect that something has, usually lasting for a long time
a severe effect that something has on people
the unpleasant effects of something that has happened
the unpleasant effects that last for a long time after a situation or event
used for saying that bad actions or mistakes from the past have unpleasant results in the present
a situation in which something has the opposite effect from the one you intended
used for saying that the bad results of something someone has done are starting to happen or to become clear
unpleasant results or feelings after something bad happens
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
a small boat used for racing
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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