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unseal

[ uhn-seel ]
/ ʌnˈsil /
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verb (used with object)
to break or remove the seal of; open, as something sealed or firmly closed: to unseal a letter; to unseal a tomb.
to free from constraint, as a person's thought, speech, or behavior: Their friendship unsealed her vivacity.
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Origin of unseal

1375–1425; late Middle English unselen;see un-2, seal1

OTHER WORDS FROM unseal

un·seal·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unseal

unseal
/ (ʌnˈsiːl) /

verb (tr)
to remove or break the seal of
to reveal or free (something concealed or closed as if sealed)to unseal one's lips

Derived forms of unseal

unsealable, adjective
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