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ramify

 [ram´ĭ-fi]
1. to branch; to diverge in different directions.
2. to traverse in branches.

ram·i·fy

(ram'i-fī),
To split into a branchlike pattern.
[L. ramus, branch, + facio, to make]

ramify

/ram·i·fy/ (ram´ĭ-fi)
1. to branch; to diverge in different directions.
2. to traverse in branches.

ramify

See ramus.

ram·i·fy

(ram'i-fī)
To split into a branchlike pattern.
[L. ramus, branch, + facio, to make]

ram·i·fy

(ram'i-fī)
To split into a branchlike pattern.
[L. ramus, branch, + facio, to make]

ramify

1. to branch; to diverge in different directions.
2. to traverse in branches.
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These midrashim were seen as everything from creative, resourceful, and playful "uncoverings" of the ramifying levels of meaning inherent in a pasuk, to maddening, misleading, and even fatuous alterations of the peshat of that pasuk.
drawn fully into the deepening and ramifying late colonial market economy relatively late.
The ramifying ovoid lines are like auras or thought bubbles emanating from the heads, or like bellies, breasts, and eyes displaced from their crania.
He asks us also to consider the infinitely ramifying quality of fiction, the manner in which stories call other stories into being and inhabit them in turn, sometimes for the better, and sometimes for the worse.