unweave


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unweave

(ʌnˈwiːv)
vb (tr)
to undo or unravel
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unweave - undo strands that have been woven togetherunweave - undo strands that have been woven together
straighten, straighten out - make straight
interweave, weave - interlace by or as if by weaving
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Sally Field in (1979), for a Best Actress "My whole book is about my trying to understand and unweave the survival mechanisms that I set in place as a child and how sometimes they disallowed me from seeing what was really present," she says now.
Sally Field in (1979), for which a Best Actress "My whole book is about my trying to understand and unweave the survival mechanisms that I set in place as a child and how sometimes they disallowed me from seeing what was really present," she says now.
Sally Field (1979), for a Best Actress "My whole book is about my trying to understand and unweave the survival mechanisms that I set in place as a child and how sometimes they disallowed me from seeing what was really present," she says now.
Ever since Caryln Heilbrun famously argued that Penelope is the paragon of the plotless woman, who writes herself only to unweave herself, bound as she is to the marriage plot, the search for another figure for women's writing was set in motion.
If we make a mistake we simply just unweave it and start again."
To extend the length or height of a wisteria vine, unweave and save the best-placed whips and tie them to a support: wall, trellis, or arbor.
So if Butler regards vulnerability as a necessary condition for an ethical relationship, then radical vulnerability can be seen as a necessary condition for love, friendship, and situated solidarities across borders, which opens up the possibility for togetherness without guarantees: to not (want to) know prior to the journey where the journey will lead us, but to walk together with the commitments and dreams that we have decided to weave, unweave, and reweave together, believing that the risks and dangers of the journey are bound to be smaller than the enrichment and meaning that the journey will give us.
(In this case, a passing reference to the stress test results in the ED intern's history and physical of George Smith may perpetuate the mistake, even though the error has been caught this time.) When mistakes like this are identified, hundreds of collective staff hours can be required to unweave comingled medical records, even when they don't result in patient harm.
(52) In his letter to Jacopo Sadoleto referred to earlier, Erasmus viewed the battlefield himself and concluded regretfully: "If only it were possible to unweave the past and begin again!" (53) Erasmus' regret primarily concerned his plea for the libertas spiritus that had led to no shortage of misunderstandings, when in fact all he had intended was to provide believers with some relief from ceremonial obligations in order to make them more open to true piety (verapietas).
It is there that Sarah begins to unweave the mystery that entangles her family and the age-old curse that ensnares them all.
A novel feature of the exhibition is curator Tomas LIorens' efforts to 'unweave' Torres-Garcia's art in four thematic stages that work backwards in time--backwards from Montevideo to Barcelona, backwards from the 'universal constructivist' Torres-Garcia to the Torres-Garcia famed for his murals, commissioned by the Diputacio de Barcelona, celebrating Catalan national identity.