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BEGGAR. One who obtains his livelihood by asking alms. The laws of several of the states punish begging as an offence.

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David Cameron seems to be an honest enough bloke, a Tory doing what we expect of Tories, but the dumb stupidity of many of the things he says beggars description.
If there is strength in Father Bernard's weakness, the strength of his strength beggars description.
It beggars description the mess they made of the batting order throughout the series and particularly their last match against South Africa, How on earth could they send in Snape ahead of Dimitri Mascarenhas with a target of 54 in five overs that dwindled to 20 in two?