verb (used with or without object)
Origin of unclench
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