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monster
 n.— «After six days without a meal, my monster was ravenous but by refusing to feed it, I was making him grow weaker. Eight days without a cigarette and my monster is now very weak and tired.» —“D-Day + eight” by Rachel Sixsmith Bucks Free Press (Bucks, England) Aug. 3, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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