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balls

/ (bɔːlz) slang /
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pl n
the testicles
by the balls so as to be rendered powerless
nonsense; rubbish
courage; forcefulness
interjection
an exclamation of strong disagreement, contempt, annoyance, etc
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usage for balls

Both its anatomical senses and its various extended senses nowadays have far less impact than they used to, and seem unlikely to cause offence, though some older or more conservative people may object. Interestingly, its use in the sense of courage is exactly paralleled in the Spanish term «cojones»
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