Sometimes, however, he did suppress whole sections or verses, enjoining his followers to efface or forget them, and declaring them to be " abrogated."
It has ever been the policy of Rome to efface national distinctions, but under the shadow of the Eastern Church national churches have grown and flourished.
Humiliating is not too strong a term to apply to a letter in which he expresses his desire to "efface the past by every action of his life," in order that he may stand well with the king.
The doctor can tell if the cervix is dilated or has begun to thin and soften (efface).
Stage one of labor starts when your doctor tells you your cervix is dilated and you are beginning to efface.
Braxton Hicks contractions may occur, which can be very confusing for first time mothers because they feel similar to labor contractions but they do not cause the cervix to dilate or efface.
On the restoration he urged his patron Ormonde to support the Irish Roman Catholics as the natural friends of royalty against the sectaries, and endeavoured to mitigate their lot and efface the impression made by their successive rebellions by a loyal remonstrance to Charles II., boldly repudiating papal infallibility and interference in public affairs, and affirming undivided allegiance to the crown.
efface the memories of the ' war for oil ' in Iraq.
With the initiation of labor, the muscular wall of the uterus begins to contract causing the cervix to open (dilatation) and thin out (efface).
You will know you are in early labor when your doctor tells you at your weekly pelvic exam that your cervix is between one and four centimeters dilated and starting to efface.
The reason why this method works for some women is the male semen may contain prostaglandins that help efface the cervix and start labor.
efface any distinction between speakers and ' audience ': all were equal participants.
efface the impression which was then, I think indelibly, stamped upon my mind.
At the same time this strategy does not efface local cultural originality, the specific imagery bound to certain localities.
The traditional bond between the north and south which nothing could efface (cf.
Thus so far from simplifying or really elucidating the religion, these priestly labors tended rather to confuse one legend with another and to efface the personality of individual gods.
For a first-time mother the cervix must completely efface before dilatation continues.
In various passages in Joachim's writings the clerical hierarchy is represented by Rachel and the contemplative order by her son Joseph, and Rachel is destined to efface herself before her son.
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