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grubs

noun
plural of grub

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a person who does very hard or dull work
  • you may have to spend some time working as a grub before challenging work comes your way

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grubs

verb
present tense third-person singular of grub

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“Grubs.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grubs. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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