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unloose

[ uhn-loos ]

verb (used with object)

, un·loosed, un·loos·ing.
  1. to loosen or relax (the grasp, hold, fingers, etc.).
  2. to let loose or set free; free from restraint.
  3. to undo or untie (a fastening, knot, etc.); unfasten.


unloose

/ ʌnˈluːs /

verb

  1. to set free; release
  2. to loosen or relax (a hold, grip, etc)
  3. to unfasten or untie


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Word History and Origins

Origin of unloose1

1325–75; Middle English unloosen; un- 2, loose
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Example Sentences

They snatched at it eagerly; then dropped the pencil to unloose the left hand from its restraining grasp.

He tried to unloose the fatal robe, but it clung to his skin, and he tore off part of his flesh in trying to set himself free.

He held something which flashed in his right hand, and he stooped at the threshold to unloose the black hound.

Not yet, however, was the astute Virginia Republican triumvirate ready to unloose the lightnings of Virginia's wrath.

But Victor had calculated to unloose Vincente's tongue for his private service.

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