disabused


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freed of a mistaken or misguided notion

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ANY notion that the bloodstock world lives in a bubble of its own has been swiftly disabused over the last 12 months.
I trust recent events have disabused the public of this view.
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.
He was not disabused of this by President Mbeki of South Africa, who could do more than anyone to stop Mugabe.
IF Evertonians hoped for a crumb of consolation from Tim Cahill's latest serious injury, Aussie coach Graham Arnold instantly disabused them of the notion.
A slice of good news from one of Africa's most disabused regions, "The Refugee All Stars" follows cinema verite-style a hardy band of Sierra Leone musicians from their refugee status in neighboring Guinea back to their homeland and a hoped-for and well-deserved recording career.
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.
Early scepticism that Winnie's bumbling ways wouldn't cross over into another culture was soon disabused - children cheered to the rafters as the cuddly bear's pals planned a surprise birthday party for him in the Hundred Acre Wood.
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.
In his youth he flirted with socialism, but was soon disabused of this by reading the Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises (1881-1972).
All of those who have been taken in by the glamorous fantasy of donning a pair of overalls and traipsing after people dressed like Ken dolls will be disabused here.
The first chapter investigates the Satires in light of "disabused mentality," that is a detached awareness of the shortcomings of the establishment even as one supports it and seeks to improve it.