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The volume's title appeals to the personal possibilities of such a condition, like being able to rid oneself of the need to keep at the activity of praying.
Another example from the Remove list is to rid oneself of parasites.
Because if there's a place anywhere in Wales more perfect to rid oneself of the strains of a busy working life, then I certainly haven't found it.
Ross has innovatively developed a natural and effective way to rid oneself of destroyers of sleep and his research led him to Kegel exercises, which for the first time are available on an app," said Madden.
Prince Bandar, however, changed all these preconceived views, teaching us how to reap the fruits of persistence; how to think outside the box; and how to rid oneself of mental barriers.
Although it's entirely normal to acquire earworms, it's not that easy to rid oneself of them once they've burrowed in.
Still, it is difficult to rid oneself of the bad taste--literally and metaphorically.
A vague promise is made to rid oneself of all this excess baggage.
But however elegantly the curators take up these problematics, and even if they in many cases press the right buttons to activate them in the show, it is hard to rid oneself of the impression that "2010" mainly entertains a mimetic relationship to such discussions.
Removing Thomas Becket from the face of the earth seems like child's play, compared to the much knottier problem of knowing how one may rid oneself of the tiresome problem of receiving unsolicited text messages on one's mobile.
Yet, it is difficult to rid oneself of the impression that Kasapata holds much more, and that more precise recording in the field and, especially, an excavation strategy better suited to the delicate and fragile nature of the evidence could have yielded more convincing support for the proposed foraging-horticulture transition.
And, of course the attendant need to downsize, to rid oneself of one's possessions and also to prepare for the dreaded move - the packing and stowing, assembling and dismantling - all these things make selling and moving home probably the second most dreaded thing after divorce.