verb (used with or without object)
Examples from the Web for unclench
Which means the bosses in Tehran will have to unclench their fists and make some face-saving gestures back toward President Obama.
That was a brilliant line about how we will extend a hand to those who unclench their fists.
The phrase was "we will extend a hand if you are willing to unclench your fist"-to say that we will get along.
My teeth were together so hard that I had to unclench them before I could answer, "As far away as we can get."The Old Die Rich|Horace Leonard Gold
A second glance induced him to unclench his fists and reel round the corner on his way to a neighbouring grog-shop.Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished|R.M. Ballantyne
But his fists would clench and unclench as he stared up at the visi-screen.Hawk Carse|Anthony Gilmore
Hurley subsided, somewhat, but his huge fists continued to clench and unclench as the boy talked.Connie Morgan in the Lumber Camps|James B. Hendryx
He tries to draw it back, but it is clenched, and he has not the wisdom to unclench it.Self-Help|Samuel Smiles