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Synonyms for unsay

take back what one has said

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Graciano Mijares, director of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) regional police, said armed groups detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) that hit a military truck carrying a group of soldiers in Barangay Meta of Datu Unsay town.
Jano Cyril Reyes and four others were on their way to Cotabato City from Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao when an explosion hit one side of their vehicle along a secluded stretch of a highway in Barangay Meta, Datu Unsay.
They should spare us, we are living here peacefully,' said Ingan, who has since resettled his family at Sitio Bagong in Barangay Maitumaig in Datu Unsay town.
An hour earlier, a blast also occurred near the camp of the 45th Infantry Battalion in nearby Datu Unsay town.
The killings are believed to have been masterminded by a leading member of a powerful local clan, Andal Ampatuan Jr, also known as Datu Unsay, in an attack on the family of a political rival.
The massacre had been perpetrated by Mayor Andal Ampatuan Jr, of Datu Unsay town with the help of scores of government militiamen.
In a book, once you say things, you can't unsay them," Witeck warns.
How gladly would we unsay something we said a few moments ago, how thankful we would be if we could wipe out the discussion.
Taking the three responses to the dilemma of transcendence in reverse order, however, I think there is still some privileged kataphatic stance lurking behind the third response's spiraling sacred deconstructions: Does the apophatic mystic really want deconstructively to unsay the fusion of self-other and subject-predicate once their opposite dualisms have been broken down, or to gainsay the complex kataphatic proposition that God is beyond both assertion and negation?
These include the January 9 roadside bombing in Datu Unsay town, which killed a soldier.
Mount Firis lies on the border of Maguindanao's Datu Unsay, Datu Hofer, Datu Saudi and South Upi towns where BIFF combatants reportedly went on a rampage on Christmas day by burning two houses, killing a Teduray farmer, and abducting six other tribesmen after attacking a detachment of the Army's 57th Infantry Battalion.
Diego Met Dagadas was killed just three days after the BIFF lost 13 members in a series of gunfights with soldiers in Maguindanao's adjoining Datu Unsay and Datu Saudi towns.
Philippine National Police chief Director General Jesus Verzosa said: "Gunmen loyal to Maguindanao governor Ansal Ampatuan and Mayor Ansal Ampatuan Jr of Datu Unsay fired on patrolling police commandos who were looking for 4,000 armed men in Datu Unsay municipality on Sunday evening.
Firis, particularly in Barangay Maitumaig in Datu Unsay town.
Arnel dela Vega of the Army's 6th Infantry Division (ID) said the killing was an apparent retaliation for the BIFF's loss in the air and ground assault on the bandits' lair in Datu Unsay on Monday.