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toxic masculinity

The pervasive adherence to and upholding of stereotypically negative masculine behavior, characterized by the pursuit of social dominance, promiscuity, aggression, a propensity for violence, and suppression of emotions other than anger. This type of aggressive confrontation is what happens when toxic masculinity is the status quo.
See also: toxic

toxic waste dump

n. a horrible person or place. Frank, stop acting like a toxic waste dump and do as you’re asked.
See also: dump, toxic, waste
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So-called vapor intrusion is becoming a buzzword among activists who say people living above contaminated groundwater could be breathing in low levels of toxic gas that can trigger headaches, eye and respiratory irritation and, over time, increase risks of birth defects and cancer.
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In a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signing between DepEd through Undersecretary for Programs and Projects Dina Ocampo-Cristobal and BT Chief Operations Officer Marietta Marciano, both parties reiterated their commitment to ensure that all students will not be poisoned by toxic chemicals while they are inside the school through the TSFP.
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Dadd details how all of those activities can lead to toxic exposures.
We've shown how resveratrol has very interesting selectivity to target and neutralize a select set of toxic peptide isoforms," Rensselaer Professor Peter M.
Toxic mineral levels are 100 to 1000 times higher in people than they were a few centuries ago.
The 184 pages of documents that Boeing delivered last week to the Department of Toxic Substances Control include logs detailing how Rocketdyne detonated and destroyed hundreds of thousands of pounds of toxic liquids and gases at the so-called Area 1 burn pit.
com and Toxics Targeting posted a detailed Internet map that illustrates more than 12,000 toxic dumps, leaking tanks and pollution discharges throughout New York's five boroughs.
Along the Florida coast, pigments in the "red tides" caused by Karenia brevis and other dinoflagellates signal toxic blooms.
Under close examination, it's difficult to find justification for applying a continuous trigger in any context other than the limited circumstance of a toxic tort bodily injury case.