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Released with the blessing of her son, saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, it features a mix of the album he only discovered recently, featuring just her Wurlitzer organ accompaniment and a voice disarming in its immediacy.
They may be disarming — literally — a predator in their midst.
I’m the guy trying to calmly disarm the situation before it gets worse.
By disarming our public safety response to nonviolent situations, we could disarm the prejudices of our communities.To Protect the Next George Floyd, We Must Remove the Threat of Police Violence from Everyday Life|Phillip Atiba Goff|April 20, 2021|Time
Another way to disarm these thoughts is watch them pass by in your mind’s eye, as if they were leaves in a stream or drifting clouds.How to keep your sadness from turning into depression|Jelena Kecmanovic|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
The doctors promise that the initiative will “disarm the boundaries between psychiatry, humanities, and hip-hop culture.”Hip-Hop Psychology: Using Music to Fight Mental Illness|Charlotte Lytton|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Only the most out-of-touch radical would try to disarm soldiers,” he said in a statement Thursday.The Ugliest, Creepiest Responses to the Fort Hood Shooting|Caitlin Dickson|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was deemed too risky to try to disarm or move those chemical munitions, according to these officials.Obama’s Plan B for Securing Assad’s Chemical Weapons|Eli Lake|September 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I entered as part of the invasion force sent to disarm Iraq.America’s Lost Decade in Iraq: A Marine Officer Looks Back|Benjamin Busch|March 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At a time when North Korea threatens our allies with nuclear weapons, why would we want to unilaterally disarm our enemies?Chuck Hagel’s Confirmation Hearing: Live Updates (VIDEO)||January 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was with the utmost difficulty that his wiser subordinates got him to disarm the sepoy regiments in Agra itself.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The soldiers were employed to disarm the people; but they had now advanced too far to be easily reduced.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
It was but a little while afterward that the Legislature passed a law to disarm all the Union men of the State.Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, The Tennessee Patriot|William Gannaway Brownlow
But, notwithstanding all this, their rule was brief; they were unable to disarm the spirit of hostility.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
It is a far better and braver thing to bear bullying with such a mixture of spirit and good-humour, as in time to disarm it.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar