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TWiST

Time without Sx of disease or toxicity AIDS A quality of life indicator, corresponding to the number of months preceding the development of a Sx with ≥ grade 3 HIV disease, whichever occurred first. See Q-TWiST.
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Not far from his home, in an old bakery on Burbank Boulevard, LeBell and his prot(hrt)g(hrt) Gokor ``The Armenian Assassin'' hold court on how to twist arms and pop knees.
His spokesman Ahmad Fawzi, said: "We'll twist arms to get our peace plan implemented.
You've got to be able to twist arms of your own party.
And would-be mediators, for their part, can no longer just be "facilitators"; they need to regard themselves as stakeholders - and be prepared to exert pressure and twist arms.
Despite that, it took two weeks for the Majlis leadership to twist arms and get enough deputies to withdraw their names from the summons to make it invalid.
Earlier, it was revealed that Obama has decided to stay in Washington to twist arms in Congress for health care reforms - the centrepiece of his domestic policies.