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- adj. With laces untied.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of unlace.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. with laces not tied
- adj. not under constraint in action or expression
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As we drove, Congolese soldiers — ostensibly separating a patchwork of rebel and militia camps — limped by in unlaced boots, rifles slapping against their backs.
"I try to show that corsets are back-lacing, and they have to be completely unlaced to take them off," she says.
When the food's gone, I take a mental survey of the night's festivities — a gram-and-a-half spliff rolled with the remainder of Billy and his old man's stash unlaced, half an E pill shaped like Starscream of the Transformers, two small lines of stingy coke some Rican probably cut with a lot of speed or Ex-Lax, five or six beers — a perfect exercise in decadent moderation.
She bent over, unlaced her Skechers, then toed them off.
A superb, dangerously over-worked, standing self-portrait, Painter Working, Reflection 1993 portrays the ageing artist wearing only unlaced boots, holding a palette and knife he was left-handed, addressing the viewer like a silent actor; invariably paint applied imaginatively to the planes of walls and floor reads as though a leitmotif for the prevailing mood.
When he was unlaced this time, the Warden was careful not to be in solitary.
Oppenheimer got a hundred hours in the jacket for it, and, when he was unlaced, spat in the Warden's face and received a second hundred hours on end.
One by one they passed us on the trail, some wearing unlaced sneakers, balancing bundles of tents and food on their heads.
His jeans were unbuttoned and his Timbs were unlaced.
However, I quickly discovered my ironic fashion statement (Trebark camo pants pegged into unlaced hightops, a Smiths t-shirt and a luxurious Oklahoma neck blanket) was completely lost on the female student body of my high school.