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Synonyms for underbelly

lower side

the soft belly or underside of an animal's body

the quality of being weak or unprotected

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Piff the Magic Dragon - Breakfast at Piffany's is at Underbelly until August 29.
And, as the Sunday Mirror's report today from their conference shows, that reveals a nasty underbelly.
Ed Bartlam, of Underbelly, said they already felt at home and hoped this would be the start of several years of festival comedy.
That is certainly going to be the idea of the club next year, we have to have an underbelly and if you do you are going to have player resilience, you can train well, there will be competition for places and even if the players underneath aren't quite of the same level, it keeps everyone on their toes.
They'll be at Edinburgh's Belly Dancer, Underbelly, Venue 61 until August 28.
Flight 'BA001' from London City Airport to New York will display the celebratory message on its underbelly, as it departs at 1.
Summary: The setting does not sound promising: the underbelly of a major highway bridge over a polluted canal which meanders through some of the most deprived areas of east London.
THE Army is pursuing a new technology to provide the Stryker armored combat vehicle with greater underbelly blast protection against improvised explosive devices.
The informal discussion ranged from topics covered in the book like Delhi's underbelly to the larger questions on semantics and the nature of publishing in India.
In this joint production between Sydney Theatre Company and Out Of Joint, writer Stephen Jeffreys has reworked the premise to bring it not so much bang up-to-date but bang to rights with the action moving from the underbelly of London to the underbelly of the convict ship, and mixing traditional airs and ballads with the likes of Carly Simon's You're So Vain and The Clash's I Fought The Law.
As someone who had a traditional Welsh middle-class upbringing in the city, what interests me is the clash between the capital's middle classes and the criminal underbelly of city life.
Standout tracks are Counters (they do like songs about suicide), which belies its subject matter with wah-wah pop, and Up All Night - an Undertones-inspired guitar anthem which slips a sharp knife into the soft underbelly of Big Brother celebrity culture.
Contractors have been at the site day and night since the extended closure began last week, frantically building structures to prop up the underbelly.
Procreation isn't something to be taken lightly," muses Andrew (Peter Cambor) in "Notes From the Underbelly," a new ABC sitcom about the joys and perils of pregnancy, and, true to that statement, the show is free of all those pesky jokes that usually clutter up situation comedies.
Rumored to be covered and appearing are staples of the underbelly including Thomas Campbell, ET, Gonz, Claire Rojas, Ari Marcopoulos, Barry McGee, Samo, Phil Frost, Glen Friedman, Wes Humpston, Shepard Fairey, ESPO, Mike Mills, KAWS, REAS, Cheryl Dunn, Andy "AJ" Jenkins, Spike Jonze, and Geoff McFetridge.