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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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A number of those who had their legal status settled said they were happy to be given the opportunity to mend ways and lead a normal life, urging those who have lost their bearings and got involved into vile acts to follow suit.
Baldwin is trying to mend ways by producing a documentary about openly gay former congressman Barney Frank, who he claims is a personal hero of his, the New York Post reported.
If organisations, and yes, countries are receptive to scrutiny and openness and show themselves willing to cop fair criticism and mend ways where the criticism has a large measure of validity, there is likely to be a better understanding of circumstances, and hopefully, a better news balance in the coverage of events.
In order to mend ways with the TDP president Chandrababu Naidu, Jaya Prada - who visited the Tirumala temple in April to celebrate her 51st birthday - said she never spoke ill of Chandrababu Naidu.