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underbelly

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1 a social sphere that exists outside of the mainstream
  • unable to get work in mainstream films, the actor ended up in Hollywood's underbelly—the porn industry

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2 the side or part facing downward from something
  • the underbelly of the old submarine is in bad shape

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3 a vulnerable point
  • the vast, thinly guarded southern border was obviously the underbelly of the nation's line of defense

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The first known use of underbelly was in 1942

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“Underbelly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/underbelly. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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