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bear

(bâr)
n.
a. Any of various usually omnivorous mammals of the family Ursidae that have a shaggy coat and a short tail and walk with the entire lower surface of the foot touching the ground.
b. Any of various other animals, such as the koala, that resemble a true bear.
(1) A subculture in gay/bisexual male communities with events, codes and culture-specific identity that hinge around a hypermasculine identity
(2) A member of a subculture of gay/bisexual males who is hairy and often bearded. Some bears have embraced transgendered as well as non-gendered individuals

bear

see ursus, brunus edwardii and koala. Species of less legitimate lineage include Pooh, Paddington and Brideshead bears.
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Today, the Zionist regime has more than the past understood the Islamic Republic of Iran's power in the region and will avoid testing it because it cannot manage confrontation against Iran and cannot bear its costs," he added.
ONE in seven parents taking first-year students to university will stay overnight - because they cannot bear to leave them straightaway.
In a statement, he added "We cannot bear the events taking place in these two cities and the killings of women, children and innocent people inside the university campus".
I cannot bear the responsibility for one drop of blood.
I cannot bear grasping the silver basin to wash my tear-stained cheeks.
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In their mad denunciation of fracking the Greens and the eco-warriors betray the mindset of people who cannot bear a piece of unadulterated good news" - Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, condemning opponents of the extraction of shale gas.
Germany and the northern European creditors of the bankrupt Greek economy have been forced by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to accept that they will have to bear part of the loss and that Greece cannot bear the entire cost of its debt.
Zeyad Morad, a Mobinil executive said the company cannot bear any taxes since the profit margin is already narrow, hence, the new taxes will be borne by the subscriber, "the sales taxes are paid by the customer in any country, the role of the company is to merely collect it," he added.
I cannot bear these false allegations on me and wish to end my life.
It has the usual characters including good fairies, a truly wicked witch who cannot bear anyone to be happy, the gentle Xanna with whom Marak falls in love, and the evil Magwa who causes Marak much trouble by posing as him as he makes his long journey.
Many local media will be closed because they cannot bear the every-day expenses.