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A film of insoluble material that rises to the surface of a liquid, as in epistasis.
scum (skŭm) [ME. scume]
Slimy floating islands of bacteria or impurities on the surface of a culture; an interrupted pellicle of bacterial growth.
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I'm not glorifying him, but I think criminal gangs today are a far scummier
bunch of psychopaths than Martin Cahill ever was.
I find Pinter's relentless trawl through the scummier
side of human nature depressing and I think most real people are capable of delivering fully fledged sentences more often than he allows, but this is a great play.