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seam

(sēm) a line of union.
osteoid seam  on the surface of a bone, the narrow region of newly formed organic matrix not yet mineralized.
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The commission said in a statement on Tuesday: "It is difficult to measure the misfortune of the luckless people of Pakistan that their state is coming apart at the seams and they have been rendered passive spectators to an ugly drama divorced of any justification.
It is no surprise that with Syria coming apart at the seams, Syrian Kurds are fighting for their own freedom.
As Murray warns, "Our nation is coming apart at the seams - not ethnic seams, but the seams of class.
Mr Sheen has a flawless American accent and a bottomless reserve of emotions as the father, while the earthy Ms Bello is his rocky wife coming apart at the seams.
Win Win is a heartbreaking account of a family coming apart at the seams and the emotionally wounded teenager who unexpectedly provides the catalyst for change.
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Because of the cotton bond paper it was printed on, not wood pulp paper like most present-day works, Sanders said the remaining pages have been well-preserved albeit literally coming apart at the seams
Center for Strategic and International Studies fellow Aram Nerguizian, who wrote the book on this subject, told Foreign Policy the Lebanese Army was the only cross-sectarian institution with any legitimacy in the country -- and thus the only force that could prevent Lebanon from coming apart at the seams.
grey, unwashed, string vest, tatty headband and an old jacket coming apart at the seams.
A WARDWINNING Brazilian director Walles Sales (The Motorcycle Diaries) ventures into the slums of Sao Paolo for this poignant tale of a family coming apart at the seams, codirected by Daniela Thomas.
Ironically some of the sectors that have been prospering regionally to date are the same ones that are coming apart at the seams overseas," said Rabea Ataya, CEO of Middle East job site, bayt.
Todd is an exasperating 25-year-old law student at Wayne State University in the 1990s, whose life is slowly coming apart at the seams.