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mend

(mĕnd)
v. mended, mending, mends
v.intr.
a. To improve in health or condition: The patient is mending well.
b. To heal: The bone mended in a month.

mend′a·ble adj.
mend′er n.
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call for Ndigbo to re-strategize ahead of 2023, mend fences with our old allies, especially the North and South-West.
Matt attempts to mend fences in the only place that ever felt like home in hopes of winning back the girl he loves and rebuilding his friendships.
The reason most likely has nothing to do with justice and more with Washington seeking to mend fences with the Netanyahu government over its anger at the Iranian nuclear deal.
DUBAI -- In what appeared to an attempt to mend fences, photos of Bhutto-Zardari family reunion surfaced on social media on Tuesday.
Asked about Egypt's relations with Qatar, the Egyptian Prime Minister said his country heeded a call by the late Saudi King, Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, to mend fences but Qatar's position was unclear.
During its weekly meeting presided over by Kuwaiti First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the Kuwaiti cabinet lauded the sincere willingness of Egypt and Qatar to mend fences and to usher in a fresh stage of bilateral relations that could lead to constructive cooperation in order to serve the common interest of both nations and to promote pan-Arab cooperation.
Despite the passage of well over six decades, we are unable to mend fences. We have fought three wars.
DUBAI - Iran's Foreign Minister held talks Tuesday in the United Arab Emirates in Tehran's latest effort to mend fences with Gulf states suspicious of its nuclear programme and regional ambitions.Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met the UAE Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, who is also the ruler of Dubai, home to a sizable Iranian community, the WAM state news agency reported.The two discussed "bilateral relations...
Elsewhere, Emily tries to mend fences with Alison;.
FORMER US ambassador to Bahrain Adam Ereli has urged his country to mend fences with the GCC states.
Now the man who famously left the GOP to embark on a quixotic and ill-run for president in 2000--only to return shortly thereafter and embark on a not-too-successful mission to mend fences with state GOP leaders--is making noises like he wants to run for his old Senate seat again, this time against Jeanne Shaheen.
EASTENDERS (7:30pm BBC1) LAUREN is home, all ready to make a fresh and sober start but she's finding it very hard to mend fences with her old friends.