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Synonyms for bugbear

Synonyms for bugbear

an object of extreme dislike

Synonyms for bugbear

an imaginary monster used to frighten children

an object of dread or apprehension


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Shindo Racing strips the action back to good old fashioned racing, while Time Trials brings out your inner stunt driver - thank you Bugbear.
This has been a bugbear of mine since the commencement of events at the former GCC (Pearl) roundabout, which seems like a lifetime ago.
Every piece of research with canned fish, and tuna in particular, showed us that draining the product was the single-biggest bugbear for consumers," says O'Connell.
The two giants of the Classic crop have been Delegator's bugbear this summer, with the Dansili colt finding himself up against two superstars when squaring up in the Guineas and St James's Palace Stakes.
The next biggest bugbear - voted by nine per cent - was drinking too much and displaying drunken behaviour.
Alcoa's Sardinia plant is a particular bugbear, with Brussels claiming the subsidies "could create a serious distortion of competition in the European market of primary aluminium, where energy is an important .
Globalization, on the other hand (the great bugbear of French social critics) is hardly new.
Part of the same current, perhaps, is other local work that, while not exactly painting, consistently foregrounds "painterly" issues (including that notorious bugbear, decorativeness--think of Pae White and Jorge Pardo.
Developed by Bugbear Entertainment, and distributed by Vivendi Universal Games in the U.
ESPOO, Finland, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Nokia and Bugbear Entertainment Ltd today released updated information on their highly anticipated racing title Glimmerati.
SoBig, Slammer, Nachi, Bugbear, and Blaster--2003 was clearly a year of too many high-profile outbreaks,' said Thomas Raschke, program manager of IDCs European Security Products and Strategies research and speaker at IDC's security events in 2004.
1 bugbear of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, though the "Meat is Murder" argument is based on a fallacy: that were the cow not slaughtered to make this very tasty steak, Bessie would still be in a field cavorting with her bovine pals.
The most prevalent viruses this year have been the ones most people found hardest to spot - like Klez and Bugbear.
My bugbear is the green element doesn't realise the fact that the paper industry is the only renewable and recyclable industry we have.
Like previous Abraham designs, the Austrian Cultural Forum plays games with symmetry, that bugbear for many Modernists but in Abraham's world the instigator of a certain planar monumentality.