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- v. To restore one's life (or a given situation etc.) to a normal state, after a calamity, shock etc.
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But nothing she told me has shaped me more than watching the woman I respect most in the world pick up the pieces of her life and start anewa second time.
The EU-3 tried for about twenty minutes to pick up the pieces and start a paragraph-by-paragraph review of their text, but the Russians and Chinese would not agree.