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verb (used with object)
  1. to draw the cork from.
  2. Informal. to release or unveil; unleash: to uncork one's pent-up emotions.
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Origin of uncork

First recorded in 1720–30; un-2 + cork
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Related Words for uncork

release, free, expand, decipher, unravel, undo, disclose, jimmy, tap, puncture, burst, vent, pop, unlock, unblock, bare, unfasten, gape, unseal, ventilate

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verb (tr)
  1. to draw the cork from (a bottle, etc)
  2. to release or unleash (emotions, etc)
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