uncork

[uhn-kawrk]

verb (used with object)

to draw the cork from.
Informal. to release or unveil; unleash: to uncork one's pent-up emotions.

Origin of uncork

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

verb (tr)

to draw the cork from (a bottle, etc)
to release or unleash (emotions, etc)
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