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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 (ram´əfī),

v to branch; to diverge in various directions; to traverse in branches.

ramify

1. to branch; to diverge in different directions.
2. to traverse in branches.
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The ramifying ovoid lines are like auras or thought bubbles emanating from the heads, or like bellies, breasts, and eyes displaced from their crania.
On the one hand, these characters dwell in the world of phenomena, with all its attendant constraints; on the other, they live in the far richer world of their imaginations, where any chance encounter provides an infinitely ramifying narrative potential.
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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.
When launched in 1983, its socially critical framework brought the wrath of the Thatcher government down on the university, but the team held firm, and the course had a widely ramifying impact on the way art history is taught, effectively translating, without compromise, the insights of the new social and semi-otic art histories into an inviting and accessible form.
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.