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  1. goldbrick, goof-off, ne'er-do-well, good-for-nothing, no-account, good-for-naughtnoun

    an idle worthless person

    Synonyms:
    good-for-naught, no-account, goldbrick, good-for-nothing, goof-off

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  1. Burton:

    Every man thinks with himself, I am well, I am wise, and laughs at others; and ?tis a general fault amongst them all, that which our forefathers approved?diet, apparel, humours, customs, manners?we deride and reject in our time as absurd.

  2. Jeremy Farrar:

    As we saw with the new confirmed case just last week, the Ebola epidemic is likely to have a long tail and it's possible that several more isolated cases will emerge in the coming weeks and months, this vaccine...could still play an important role in containing any additional flare ups of this outbreak, as well as being available to help prevent future epidemics.

  3. Josh Brown:

    Some of these funds will do well, and some won't, based on the limited amount of knowledge about what they are doing, how can I possibly represent to my clients that I know which one is going to work?

  4. Susanne Babbel:

    Over time, when we experience this process again and again, our adrenal glands can become fatigued. Adrenal fatigue can lead to being tired in the morning, lack of restful sleep, anxiety and depression, as well as a multitude of other symptoms.

  5. Espen Ronneberg:

    The effects of climate change, such as droughts, floods, coastal erosion, sea level rise, rising temperatures and increases in cyclone intensity, will put greater pressure on communities and affect the food security, health and well-being of Pacific Islanders.

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