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ra vuh ling

  • n  a bit of fiber that has become separated from woven fabric
  • v  disentangle
  • v  tangle or complicate

  • The novel is set in igth century Italy, and the wit and irony with which it deals with its themesthe raveling aristocracy, the Italian blood mania for landsuggest Giuseppe .
  • But can a People's Army stop modern motorcycle troops, whose guns can cut a man in half in two seconds at 100 yards, planes with their nerve-raveling noises?.
  • Yet here they all were, these films from Japan, Thailand and mainland China, proceeding briskly, raveling suspensefully, with hardly a lotus leaf or tea ceremony .

  • Lorenzo Romar in TheNewsTribune.com (registration)
    I remember the last time both were doing well was when George Raveling was there and Harold Miner for USC (in the early 1990s),said Washington coach Lorenzo Romar, a Southern California native. "When those two teams got together, everyone...
  • Frank Haith in CanesTime.com
    I remember being in college and Bob Wade was the only African-American coach in the ACC and he didn't last very long at Maryland,Haith said. "I wanted to be a head coach and obviously there were a few guys like George Raveling, Nolan...
  • Paul Hewitt in San Diego Union Tribune
    Coach Raveling was the most prepared guy I've ever been around. He was never caught off guard, whether it was a scouting report, a recruiting visit or a TV interview,Hewitt said. "Outside of my dad, there's not been a guy in my life who...

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