scum


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Synonyms for scum

rabble

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impurities

Synonyms for scum

a group of persons regarded as the lowest class

Synonyms for scum

worthless people

a film of impurities or vegetation that can form on the surface of a liquid

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remove the scum from

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There was an old smoky bust over the mantel-shelf, and a dusty clock above the dock--the only thing present, that seemed to go on as it ought; for depravity, or poverty, or an habitual acquaintance with both, had left a taint on all the animate matter, hardly less unpleasant than the thick greasy scum on every inaminate object that frowned upon it.
The water rose and rose as the sluice poured in, dispersing the scum which had formed behind the lumbering gates, and sending the boat up, so that the sculler gradually rose like an apparition against the light from the bargeman's point of view.
I have CCTV Marcus Billing It's that time of year when the criminal scum come out to do their Christmas shopping courtesy of the hardworking people @chimpy40 Rife at the moment Leumas Htyms
On Wednesday, organisers Scum Tek said: "This party is going ahead, stay peaceful.
Demolishing remnants of the WPR Scum Building and appurtenances;
We have become a soft touch in courts for the scum that commit all crimes, we need the rules tightening, harder sentences no tv's in cells etc etc.
Swallowing the water or algal scum can cause stomach upsets or more serious health effects.
Illnesses including skin rashes, eye irritation, vomiting, diarrhoea and fever have occurred in people who have swallowed or swam through algal scum.
Richard Reid I don't know the guy but he's got five years and he's got to live with what's happened, so calling him scum is not called for.
I hope they get the business back up and running don't let scum like this win.
The ministry said it was determined to physically remove [the] despicable human scum who are committing treason.
Digestion of wastewater, sludge, and scum in septic tanks occurs naturally through various biological reactions via anaerobic and facultative anaerobic bacteria and larger organisms growing in the wastewater.
We have a long way to go in the work to make the world a better place, but calling people scum will not help.
Clean Magic Eraser, the new Magic Eraser Bath Scrubber with Febreze fresh scent has micro-fibers that erase three times more soap scum per swipe than the leading all purpose spray cleaner.
The hash sign in front of the word "Toryscum" is there to make the message easier to find for people interested in discussing the topic ie why the Tories are scum.