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unshackle

[uhn-shak-uh l] /ʌnˈʃæk əl/
verb (used with object), unshackled, unshackling.
1.
to free from shackles; unfetter.
2.
to free from restraint, as conversation.
Origin of unshackle
1605-1615
First recorded in 1605-15; un-2 + shackle
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