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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
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Have blessings been poured out upon us and we have refused to bear fruit, to even acknowledge the grace and gifts of the one who created us.
In late 2018, Bare Hands Bear Fruit hired a part-time gardener to expand the program in Chosewood Park.
We Christians can bear fruit when we persevere journeying with our fellow parishioners in prayer and acts of charity.
How do we bear fruit that will remain should be our next question.
The Waldorf Principle, inspired by Boldt, says that selfless service will always bear fruit and will someday return to benefit you.
BEIRUT: Former President Michel Sleiman stressed Thursday that terrorist threats would not be able to bear fruit in Lebanon regardless of whether presidential and parliamentary elections fail to take place.
She also noticed that the fair will bear fruit to local Chinese businessmen.
Sales this year are expected to grow from PS26 billion to PS27 billion and profits from PS7.6 billion to PS7.7 billion, growth that appears unexciting - though the company is in the midst of a long-term restructuring plan that should bear fruit in coming years.
Chairman Phil Gartside has worked hard to put things in place and it will bear fruit."
But a restructuring will increasingly bear fruit in the second half and it plans to launch a record number of products in the next 18 months.
He knows that without his care and attention, otherwise healthy young trees may never bear fruit.
He cuts off every branch in Me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit He prunes so that it will be even more fruitful."