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bugbear

(in English folklore) a goblin said to eat naughty children and thought to be in the form of a bear
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What have I done to be made a bugbear of, and to be shunned and dreaded as if I brought the plague?
You have grown up from infancy in the fear of this monster, and therefore still regard him with the awe that children feel for the bugbears and hobgoblins which their nurses have talked to them about.
Problems switching supplier was the second biggest bugbear.
Hannah is a spunky companion to Princess Aleena, who is kidnapped by a Bugbear prince for possible intended marriage.
According to research by Kwik Fit, some 47 per cent of UK motorists cite using a mobile handset while driving as their number one bugbear on the road.
According to research by Kwik Fit, some 47% of UK motorists cite using a mobile handset while driving as their number one bugbear on the road.
However, I'm in partial agreement with the 60% that said loud music in shops was a major bugbear.
THE winner of last week's PS200 crossword is Alistair McLeod of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Close-up 9 Deign 10 Lento 11 Asocial 12 Two 13 Drop shot 16 Broadway 17 Pin 19 Bugbear 21 Beset 22 On ice 23 Scuttle DOWN: 1 Acolyte 2 Downpour 3 Demo 4 Odiously 5 Mini 6 Ankle 8 Play on words 13 Diameter 14 Opposite 15 Knitter 18 Abhor 20 Grim 21 Blue.
For Unbounded, Namco Bandai decided to hand over development to Bugbear (the people who brought you the FlatOut series) in a bid to bring the franchise bang up to date.
The travelling is by far my biggest bugbear, particularly where evening racing is concerned.
The survey by Mars Drinks, aimed at finding the average daily life of British workers, also revealed that computer breakdowns were the main bugbear, although many people said they were annoyed when colleagues did not make their fair share of tea and coffee.