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They swatted aside the Jackets, their bugbear from a season ago, and the Bruins — the team that appeared most equipped to give them trouble in the East — like so many mosquitos, needing just five games to beat each of them.The Tampa Bay Lightning Finally Delivered On Their Stanley Cup Potential|Terrence Doyle|September 29, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
They asked him if he was president of the Union League - a particular bugbear for the Klan because it sought to organize freedmen.Enough With This 'Lost Cause' Nonsense|Justin Green|February 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Will constitutional-law professors replace community organizers and the French as the right's latest bugbear?Mitt Romney Mocks Barack Obama for Teaching the Constitution|Ben Jacobs|March 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So that fastidious snuff-takers may dismiss this bugbear at once and forever.
The chest was soon filled with quilts and that bugbear was gone from her life.Patchwork|Anna Balmer Myers
A mere bugbear to frighten children, believe me; and never yet alarmed a brave man.Rookwood|William Harrison Ainsworth
As for the Tennessee land, so long a will-o'the-wisp and a bugbear, it became tangible property at last.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
This bogie, phantom, bugbear, is a supposed influence called "Reaction."