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hold,

v to possess by reason of a lawful title.
hold harmless clause,
n a contract provision in which one party to the contract promises to be responsible for liability incurred by the other party. Hold harmless clauses frequently appear in the following contexts: (1) Contracts between dental benefits organizations and an individual dental professional often contain a promise by the dental professional to reimburse the dental benefits organization for any liability the organization incurs because of dental treatment provided to beneficiaries of the organization's dental benefits plan. This may include a promise to pay the dental benefits organization's attorney fees and related costs. (2) Contracts between dental benefits organizations and a group plan sponsor may include a promise by the dental benefits organization to assume responsibility for disputes between a beneficiary of the group plan and an individual dental professional when the dental professional's charge exceeds the amount the organization pays for the service on behalf of the beneficiary. If the dental professional takes action against the patient to recover the difference between the amount billed by the dental professional and the amount paid by the organization, the dental benefits organization will take over the defense of the claim and will pay any judgments and court costs.
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It was not the first nor the last time that Prince Harry and Markle held hands in public as they were later spotted walking hand-in-hand during several occasions.
I've been cheated on and I can tell you, it's the knowing they've held hands, chatted on the phone or gone for walks in the park that's the real killer.
WARM SILENCE WE walked a mile just you and me Along the beach beside the sea We did not speak we just held hands Inhaled the smell of the salt-washed breeze Set free our minds with the ebbing tide Let the sun kiss our faces - it feels warm and so kind Like the promise of a pleasure that is secret just to us As we walk words have no meaning We just hold hands And know that this mile by the water Speaks the words of the pleasure Captured in the silence Known only to us.
First lady Michelle Obama held hands with Ms Giffords' husband, Mark Kelly, who has been keeping a vigil at his wife's bedside.
The world would be a better place if we all held hands.