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TO CUT, crim. law. To wound with an instrument having a sharp edge. 1 Russ. on Cr. 577. Vide To Stab; Wound.

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Clearly the guy is a real talent but also smart enough to know when to rein it in and when to cut loose.
Cut loose from the pressure of fronting a cult band, Reznor is coming into his own as a composer - this soundtrack is his most ambitious yet, if not the creepiest.
MKDONS 6 CHESTERFIELD 2 SAM BALDOCk fired a hat-trick as Mk Dons cut loose against promoted Chesterfield to go top.
Daniel said: ''I imagine being like sort of cut loose, just doing whatever I like in terms of projects.
We're told that about 40 people were cut loose, and a good portion of them were early retirements.
The Kangaroos rugby league led only 8-0 at halftime but cut loose after the break with six second-half tries to book their place in the Elland Road decider.
Alone, each company's decision to scale back workers makes sense in a sour economy, Cutcher-Gershenfeld said, but collectively, a flurry of layoffs will accelerate a downward spiral if employees are simply cut loose.
Hull then cut loose with tries from Cameron Gray (2) and Jeff Peek, plus the conversions by Guy Martinson.
Jaques stroked 10 boundaries in surpassing his previous highest Test score of 66 as the home side cut loose in the afternoon session.
Then cut loose at Blake's on the Park (227 10th St.
And Dohnanyi had one surprise remaining: In the spirited finale of this symphony, he -- and the orchestra -- cut loose.
If I am to follow Jesus, then I must cut loose the anchor of fear that keeps me fixed to this spot and to this self.