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the common weal

The common good of public society; the welfare of the general public. Having ousted the dictator from power, the new president has pledged to focus all his energy on the common weal.
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the public weal

The common good of public society; the welfare of the general public. Having ousted the dictator from power, the new president has pledged to focus all his energy on the public weal.
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When the victim's son intervened, McKeown struck him with the bat, leaving a weal on his back.
But Stirling Sheriff Court heard that the weals were gone later the same day the boy was beaten.
A The weals of urticaria may be flesh-coloured, pink or red.
Anthony Freeman: admitted his actions caused minor weals
Three days after that the blisters had become solid weals on his tongue and between his toes.
THE main symptoms of urticaria, also called hives, are red or pink swellings and weals that itch like crazy and move around the body.
He was first given one day for excessive frequency and a further five for causing minor weals on the notoriously difficult ride Gilsland, who scraped home by a neck to win the novice handicap chase from Heez A Steel.
Painting hit his mount 24 times after the fifth-last, including ten times from the second-last, and photographs of the weals showed his mount had also been struck in the wrong place.
absorption reduces drastically the likelihood of weals or other injury.