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gross

a unit of quantity equal to 12 dozen
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Jaded though I am, I have to admit to being surprised at the extent of what I like to call the grossest perk.
Megan Luteran, a captain of Penn State's fencing team, says cleaning up after 107,000 football fans is "one of the grossest things I'll ever have to do--hopefully--in my life.
And it was the grossest video I have ever seen in my life.
One of the attractions of this science-based programme is the regular insight we receive into the laws of forensic science--laws which bear (and they will, won't they) the hallmark of design by a higher power; a power which can mitigate even the grossest evil and secret designs of human "wisdom.
They were always the grossest jokes imaginable--about depression, disability, even suicide.
I know this skateboard hero has given endlessly to skating, but after witnessing the grossest display of skateboarding at the Suck Muck Jam, I am left wondering why America's youth would pick up a board.
Because 75% of football fans today voted Bolton Wanderers striker El Hadj-Diouf's spit at defender Arjan de Zeeuw in a Premiership match last season, as: "The grossest thing they've ever seen on a football pitch.
Judge John Diehl told Price, who had previously admitted 43 charges of theft and deception and asked for 263 similar offences to be taken into account, that he had committed a breach of trust "of the grossest order".
On the other hand, it is also a spur to that coarse familiarity, untempered by any shadow of respect, which is assumed by the grossest and lowest in their intercourse with the highest and most refined.
Shragg, kids can learn about the grossest of the gross--including vomit, pee and poop--and how wild animals use these processes to thrive and survive.
The grossest display award goes to Bug Doctor pest controllers, who decorated their booth with hundred of giant cockroaches.
It "appears to be enabling an unconstitutional move and is the grossest violation of our discipline that I've experienced," said Bishop Ron Ferris of Algoma.