black beast

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Examples of black beast in a Sentence

Form 1040 has always been his personal black beast, and he puts off dealing with it for as long as he can.

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Malone's black beast in the closet is threatening Alaska now. Author: Charles Wohlforth | Opinion, Anchorage Daily News, "A $5,000 dividend would put the ‘Alaska experiment’ in deep danger," 2 Mar. 2018

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1592, in the meaning defined above

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