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unclench

[ uhn-klench ]
/ ʌnˈklɛntʃ /
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verb (used with or without object)

to open or become opened from a clenched state.

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Also un·clinch [uhn-klinch]. /ʌnˈklɪntʃ/.

Origin of unclench

First recorded in 1300–50, unclench is from the Middle English word unclenchen.See un-2, clench
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