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  • n. Plural form of undoing.


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  • The uncredited episodes, with titles like "The Legend of the Official Visit" and "The Legend of the Chicken Driver," skew to satirical undoings of party orthodoxy and folkwise apocrypha illustrating the foibles of human nature.

    Documentary Dramas and Communist Comedies

  • A wall builds between me and the day ahead—a whirlpool of impossible decisions and undoings.

    Crossing the Tracks

  • I remember drowning in the flood, remember all kinds of undoings in all kinds of disastrous circumstances.


  • The various doings and undoings of the Bush Administration are extremely painful to look back at without a shield of humor such as the Daily Show or the Colbert Report.

    Saying Goodbye to the Bush Administration… in Verse | Spontaneous ∂erivation

  • The fact Spenser had his hand in such dastardly doings and undoings.

    Dead heads and humanists

  • That isn't to say that the components of the disaster were unknown -- the subprime crisis, the earlier financial undoings of Fannie Mae and Bear Stearns this summer, and the sudden collapse of Lehman Brothers last week.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • His undoing arrived — well, how many undoings were there really?

    Well, A Good Polka It Is For My Good Friend Lee Siegel : Edward Champion’s Reluctant Habits

  • Proserpine a black lamb, Neptune a bull (read more in [6525] Stuckius at large), besides sheep, cocks, corals, frankincense, to their undoings, as if their gods were affected with blood or smoke.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Or if they be docile, yet all men's wills are not answerable to their wits, they can apprehend, but will not take pains; they are either seduced by bad companions, vel in puellam impingunt, vel in poculum (they fall in with women or wine) and so spend their time to their friends 'grief and their own undoings.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • She was accustomed to these daily undoings, the comforts of house and home: now where was her icy gin?

    Some Fun


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