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unwrinkle

[ uhn-ring-kuhl ]
/ ʌnˈrɪŋ kəl /
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verb (used with object), un·wrin·kled, un·wrin·kling.
to smooth the wrinkles from.
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Origin of unwrinkle

First recorded in 1605–15; un-2 + wrinkle1
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How to use unwrinkle in a sentence

  • Hence the Latin phrase, exporrigere frontem—to unwrinkle the brow—means, to be cheerful or merry.

  • The eyebrows and lashes had disappeared; the skin, grown hard, could not unwrinkle.

    Beatrix|Honore de Balzac
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