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cesspool

Colloquial term for septic tank.
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For Hawaiian homeowners, this means that for the first time ever, they can, in the same space as their existing cesspool, safely treat their sewage on-site and can reclaim 100% of this highly treated water for landscape irrigation purposes.
Mehmet Coban was very surprised that the ancient graves were found while digging for a cesspool.
He had failed to empty the cesspool on numerous occasions and there was a serious risk of polluting a nearby watercourse.
"Due to the laxity of the authorities, Dal has become a cesspool." The lake - famed for its brightly coloured, ornately carved tourist houseboats - has already shrunk by more than half to 11 square kilometres in the past 20 years and is becoming choked by weeds.
I watched Gerard ride a motorbike he had borrowed into a cesspool
Truly, we wallow under New Labour, in a cesspool of moral, social and economic decadence.
"Folks, we complain a lot about how Hollywood has become a cesspool of violence and immorality.
Butler discusses both the dam's advantages (deep water for shipping, abundant electricity; flood control) and its potentially devastating consequences (the lake could become a cesspool, the weight of dammed water could cause earthquakes if tectonic plates shift).
When along with the media that reports their antics, they share responsibility for the cesspool of moral, social and economic decadence, that in our baser moments we refer to as society.
Imagine instead a world of mysticism, pure magic that has an affect on the walking cesspool of real demons and monsters.
Even though I live in Massachusetts (that cesspool!), there is more hope to correct this evil locally than federally.
Iraq was a cesspool for the British when they occupied it in 1917.