unfix

[uhn-fiks]
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verb (used with object), un·fixed or un·fixt, un·fix·ing.
  1. to render no longer fixed; unfasten; detach; loosen; free.
  2. to unsettle, as the mind, traditions, or habits.

Origin of unfix

First recorded in 1590–1600; un-2 + fix
Related formsun·fix·ed·ness [uhn-fik-sid-nis, -fikst-nis] /ʌnˈfɪk sɪd nɪs, -ˈfɪkst nɪs/, noun
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unfix

verb (tr)
  1. to unfasten, detach, or loosen
  2. to unsettle or disturb
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