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  • v. Present participle of undrape.


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  • She slipped out from where she was, undraping the tuxedo jacket as she did so, and thrusting it towards him.

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  • It was a celebration, a mighty, riotous jubilee-and the dazed group from Isaac & Ishmael's jumped to the conclusion that what was being celebrated was the end of illusion, the undraping of the Mystery, the genesis of a grand new age.

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  • One hand raised her gown, undraping a little shoe, high-heeled, with its ribbons dangling, untied.

    Roads of Destiny

  • Much undraping all around by fellow cruisers, highlighting the difference in genders when it comes to aging: Aside from the hair dye on the ladies and the beer guts on the men, the men on the whole look younger.


  • The world began to wonder how it was that the painter to the purest court in Europe should depict the demure and reputable ladies of St. James's with such glittering eyes and carmine lips -- a _soupçon_ of wantonness in their glances, and a rather needless undraping of their beautiful shoulders; while the painter to the Prince was bestowing on the giddy angels of Carlton House a decency that was within a little of dull, a simplicity that was almost sombreness, a purity that was prudery!

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