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unwrinkle

[uhn-ring-kuh l] /ʌnˈrɪŋ kəl/
verb (used with object), unwrinkled, unwrinkling.
1.
to smooth the wrinkles from.
Origin of unwrinkle
1605-1615
First recorded in 1605-15; un-2 + wrinkle1
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  • The eyebrows and lashes had disappeared; the skin, grown hard, could not unwrinkle.

    Beatrix Honore de Balzac
  • Hence the Latin phrase, exporrigere frontem—to unwrinkle the brow—means, to be cheerful or merry.

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