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freed of a mistaken or misguided notion

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But now that the politicians are waking up to the danger and the media is increasingly disabused, the army must end its India-driven strategy and try to save Pakistan from falling in the grip of al Qaeda.
If anyone thought things could not get worse in Pakistan after the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team last week, they are about to be sorely disabused.
IF British investors, business people, workers, families and pensioners thought the EUR700bn US Wall St bail-out agreement, hammered out over the weekend and last night rejected by the House of Representatives, would translate into a lifeline for the UK economy, yesterday's heart-stopping plunge of the FTSE 100 index will have disabused them of any such hopes and expectations.
Though he has been celebrated for his blues liberally incorporating World Music stylings for four decades, the thing he wants to discuss is how he was quickly disabused of his music-industry naivete when he first came to L.
He was not disabused of this by President Mbeki of South Africa, who could do more than anyone to stop Mugabe.
I was swiftly disabused of the notion by a hatchetfaced stewardess who dismissed us to the back of the queue.
It's a misapprehension Gerard Houllier once held, a notion he was spectacularly disabused of at Goodison Park of all places.
So if Major General Julian Ewell, Commanding General of the 9th US Infantry Division was seriously considering recommending Cooper for the Medal of Honor I am sure that he was quickly disabused of the idea.
She also dismissed once and for all the cold war cliche of the Constructivist as a naive fellow traveler of the Soviet regime who was soon disabused of his or her convictions and then emigrated or met an untimely end in the gulag.
Today, the American public, and much of the global population, has been largely disabused of the idea that the UN is in any sense a "peace" organization, or a worthy vessel of mankind's hopes for a better world.
IF Home Secretary David Blunkett believed that his new powers to sack chief constables was to be a quick and painless route to reform, he has been disabused of that idea.
He was swiftly disabused of that notion and the sack followed after only 16 matches.
Over the course of the year he lived there he was disabused of this notion.
If much here seems uneasy, disabused, pained, all remains strikingly vigorous; if the dysphoric, the unsettled, and the self-goading tend to reign, persistence and self-searching force the poet into a renewal of energy; if the mind and heart can question their capacity to recognize power, beauty, and feasibility, hyperconscious as they may become of the self's (as Rimbaud put it, and, after him, Frenaud) inhabilete fatale, yet does Rognet manage to remain alert to minima that allow continuity and resurgence: "a thin sliver of sky / [that] yet connects me to the light," an "opening of one's arms to the impossible," a sense of the curiously "divine trembling" of the other's hair, and so on.