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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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BEIRUT: Speaker Nabih Berri Wednesday appealed for the European Union to help Lebanon cope with the Syrian refugee crisis and said that the EU could play a role in mending fences between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
seem to be mending fences. Daniel was upset when he caught Kristen in John's hospital room.
Director of Aleppo's Awkaf (Religious Endowments) Abdul-Kader al-Shihabi said "mending fences is the best thing to do", urging more work to differentiate between accurate Islam teachings and " a warped interpretation that terrorist groups seek to spread."
LAHORE -- Renowned Indian literary critics Friday said literature did not believe in boundaries and it helped in mending fences.
The editorial also warns that ties may be strained in the future, despite Modi, Rajnath Singh and Rajiv Pratap Rudy mending fences at present.
The US' closest Arab ally is a supporter of the Syrian rebels who want to oust president Bashar al-Assad and is mending fences with Washington after a disagreement over the Arab uprisings.
The first step to mending fences is to see it from their point of view and stop blaming everyone else.
The delegation comprises ministers and MPs to discuss political status quo, and means of mending fences to move the political stagnation among government components."
He argued that the route taken by Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri to mend ties with Syria was "realistic," but dubbed Jumblat's apology to Damascus as "dangerous." The columnist suggested that Hariri's approach of diplomatically mending fences with Damascus by making concessions to the Syrian regime was different from Jumblat's method.