Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of unfasten.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun loosening the ties that fasten something

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The unfastening was a matter of very few moments, and then with the painter in hand he worked right beneath the cabin-window, when Mr Gregory slid down and joined him.

    Mother Carey's Chicken Her Voyage to the Unknown Isle

  • Seconds later, she felt his fingers gently unfastening the clasp on her necklace.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • Seconds later, she felt his fingers gently unfastening the clasp on her necklace.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • Tara wrestled with the rope holding the pentacle, succeeded in unfastening it.

    Rogue Oracle

  • Seconds later, she felt his fingers gently unfastening the clasp on her necklace.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • “You can start by unfastening the buttons down the back.”

    Judge deveraux

  • “Mmm,” the king responded mildly, fastening and unfastening the catches on the curtained windows.

    Exit the Actress

  • Seconds later, she felt his fingers gently unfastening the clasp on her necklace.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • After gently unfastening the elastic strap keeping his dearest musings safe from prying eyes, little literary artiste Evan Stansky penned a few more darling thoughts into his clothbound Moleskine notebook Wednesday.

    My love for the Onion reaches ecstatic new level

  • Tara wrestled with the rope holding the pentacle, succeeded in unfastening it.

    Rogue Oracle

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