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heal over

[for the surface of a wound] to heal. The wound healed over very quickly, and there was very little scarring. I hope it will heal over without having to be stitched.
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heal someone of something

to cure someone's ailments. Are you the doctor who healed me of my wounds? Can any doctor heal us of a common cold?
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heal up

[for an injury] to heal. The cut healed up in no time at all.
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Physician, heal thyself.

Prov. Do not rebuke someone for a fault or problem you have yourself. (Biblical.) Ellen: You're such a spendthrift. You should go on a strict budget. Fred: But you manage money even worse than I do! Physician, heal thyself. Jane: You look like you're gaining weight. You should probably get more exercise. Alan: Physician, heal thyself. You're getting a little pudgy, too.
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and well-heeled
1. mod. rich. His father died and left him pretty well-fixed.
2. and well-healed mod. alcohol intoxicated. You might say he is well-heeled. You might say he’s dead drunk, too.


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Once healed, the nonbiological, chemiresistor still has high sensitivity to touch, pressure and strain, which the researchers tested in demanding stretching and bending tests.
However, when Augustine reluctantly laid hands on the sick relative of a close friend, the man was instantly healed.
There are two stories in Luke about lepers who are healed by Jesus: a leprous individual at 5:12-16 and the ten lepers at 17:11-19.
When asking whether being healed is always in the best interest of the patient, we need to uncover why the question is being asked.
In some dramatic instances, people who left the church 25 years ago are reunited," and their broken relationships with God, family, or friends are healed.
Music had somehow healed each of us,'' says Dexter, who regularly performs with her band, the Brave Souls, on the L.
The treated sites maintained a robust bed of granulation tissue and minimal surrounding erythema, while the untreated sites appeared to be well healed with minimal erythema.
Most of the dogs getting the drug healed fully within 24 weeks of surgery, regardless of the severity of the break.
With diligent and aggressive treatment, every one of those wounds was healed.
After swelling has subsided and any incision has healed, caloric need should probably be adjusted.
After she is healed by Harlan, Canada is anxious that Harlan understand she is no kin to the notorious Eva).
The wounds of past prejudices, injustices and broken trust will never be healed unless we "strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being.
The BQA process would begin with patients selecting the concrete behaviors that their direct providers must exhibit in order for them--as customers-to conclude they are being healed, that is, being treated with loving care and respect.
The study results indicated successful clinical outcomes, with all patients in both groups healed by 24 weeks or earlier.
Crystal has healed herself from a myriad of chronic and debilitating conditions, which include fibromyalgia, PMS, hypoglycemia, chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome (CFIDS), angina heart pains and colon cancer.