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draw

(1) A request that a lender advance funds under a construction or other future-advances loan.

(2) A periodic request by a contractor or subcontractor for a portion of the contract price for a job, usually according to the percentage of completion of the work and the cost of materials and labor.

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Mary Elizabeth Perry draws back the veil of silence and seclusion to show how morisca women survived and resisted Christian efforts to obliterate their culture, and Alain Saint-Saens examines the gender-based suspicions confronted by women hermits who pursued a solitary path of piety outside convent walls.
When this problem occurs, the camper draws back to the appropriate spot, holds, and aims the shot - only to release the string with a twang.
Erlande-Brandenburg compellingly draws back an opaque Romantic veil and makes a inaccessible world live for a post-Christian age.