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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of unloosen.

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Examples

  • Anil unloosened his tie and walked into the dining-room.

    For the Sake of the Boy

  • Releasing my hands, she reached for the robe and unloosened the tie.

    When the Truth Lies

  • Everything and everybody unloosened their corsets and breathed at a major hotel and casino during the hours that change over from day to night.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • Everything and everybody unloosened their corsets and breathed at a major hotel and casino during the hours that change over from day to night.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • While parents do logistical somersaults on the margins of connection, or hover above managing moments, divided-self kids surf their consciousness, often unloosened from their internal world or conscience.

    Childhood Unbound

  • He stopped abruptly when he caught sight of her slender body come flying off the porch, and he continued to stand stock still while she raced over the yard and down the road to meet him, heedless of any rules of grace or propriety, her dark hair unloosened from its pins and streaming in the breeze behind her.

    2007 October « Becca’s Byline

  • Everything and everybody unloosened their corsets and breathed at a major hotel and casino during the hours that change over from day to night.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • While parents do logistical somersaults on the margins of connection, or hover above managing moments, divided-self kids surf their consciousness, often unloosened from their internal world or conscience.

    Childhood Unbound

  • Nelson has already unloosened his bow-tie and unbuttoned his shirt.

    Michael Giltz: CDs: Willie Nelson's New American Classic

  • He stopped abruptly when he caught sight of her slender body come flying off the porch, and he continued to stand stock still while she raced over the yard and down the road to meet him, heedless of any rules of grace or propriety, her dark hair unloosened from its pins and streaming in the breeze behind her.

    Writer’s Island-The Stranger

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