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- v. To remove oneself reluctantly; often expressed in the negative
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- v. rip off violently and forcefully
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My first thought one of many first thoughts was for my host and hostess the Hakims, with whom Hannah and I had struck up a warm personal relationship which extended to their two children, a tear away lad called Rashid who was the apple of Hannah's eye, and the more reticent Diana who spent much time hiding behind the kitchen door on the off-chance that I might pass.