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TWiST

Time without Sx of disease or toxicity AIDS A quality of life indicator, corresponding to the number of months preceding the development of a Sx with ≥ grade 3 HIV disease, whichever occurred first. See Q-TWiST.
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Pelosi rejected calls for a watered-down version and, in the end, proved that she can twist arms and count votes.
Horse-trading between countries was expected, with leaders meeting in large and small groups to twist arms and hammer out firm commitments.
The future of Sudan - Africa's largest country - and its vast western province of Darfur depends on President Obama's willingness to twist arms.
He needs to twist arms among timid Democrats in Congress to get a strong bill passed, most likely with little support from Republicans.
Union support was less crucial to Obama's nomination and his general election victory than it was to any previous Democratic president, which is why he's not obligated to twist arms to pass the bill.
The president is dispatching his special envoy to the Middle East, George Mitchell to twist arms and do anything in order to come up with something by the fall.
MEPs will try to twist arms on the 100% scanning rule that Congress enacted in 2007, which requires all US-bound maritime containers to be scanned before departing the EU, a rule the EU says could cripple trade without enhancing security.