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Mend

mend

1. To repair, as anything that is torn, broken, defaced, decayed, or the like; to restore from partial decay, injury, or defacement; to patch up; to put in shape or order again; to re-create; as, to mend a garment or a machine.

2. To alter for the better; to set right; to reform; hence, to quicken; as, to mend one's manners or pace. The best service they could do the state was to mend the lives of the persons who composed it. (Sir W. Temple)

3. To help, to advance, to further; to add to. Though in some lands the grass is but short, yet it mends garden herbs and fruit. (Mortimer) You mend the jewel by the wearing it. (Shak)

Synonym: To improve, help, better, emend, amend, correct, rectify, reform.

Origin: Abbrev. Fr. Amend. See Amend.


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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... trying to diagnose myself. I hope that you too will not make that mistake. All I know is finally, after all these years of suffering, I am on the mend now. Good Luck :)

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were they also use to put stitches on a wound. like the insect could mend th skin or someting like that????????? veenaandnivyah I donot think so.There mouth parts are only meant for biting,sucking,etc not for stitching.And leeches producie an anti coagulating ...

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were they also use to put stitches on a wound. like the insect could mend th skin or someting like that????????? veenaandnivyah

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