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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of unloose.

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Examples

  • Shelley as "seeds" and "dead leaves" that slumber, dormant, until futurity unlooses their incendiary social potential.

    Shelley's Pod People

  • Just as they come within reach of the portal, a particularly VIOLENT JOLT unlooses a BEAM, which falls across the opening—their only way of getting out of the collapsing ship.

    Becoming Human: The Seven of Nine™ Saga

  • For the Mexicans are a race into which the religion of the Conquistadores penetrated indelibly, whose hold upon them time scarcely unlooses.

    Mexico Its Ancient and Modern Civilisation, History, Political Conditions, Topography, Natural Resources, Industries and General Development

  • Study, not only the most celebrated pages of his work, such as the Scene d'amour (the one of all his compositions that Berlioz himself liked best), [85] La Tristesse de Romeo, or La Fete des Capulet (where a spirit like Wagner's own unlooses and subdues again tempests of passion and joy), but take less well-known pages, such as the Scherzetto chante de la reine Mab, or the

    Musicians of To-Day

  • This middle grape of the cluster will turn round in the fingers that know how to find and grasp it, and so turning and turning slowly, unlooses a bolt within -- here -- and so the whole woodwork swings out upon hinges and reveals the doorway.

    The Secret Chamber at Chad

  • The gradual coming on of spring among the mountains concentrates itself for him in one instant of epic sublimity, -- that in which the mountain unlooses its year's load of sound, and

    Robert Browning

  • Prayer can break even a hard heart; a memory, stored with biblical truth and pious teaching, will prove, when once God's grace softens the heart and unlooses the tongue,

    George Müller of Bristol And His Witness to a Prayer-Hearing God

  • A mug of ale while we get our guns greatly cheers him, and unlooses his tongue.

    The Amateur Poacher

  • They who thus identify the two regard Him as here claiming to be the One who unlooses the seals of Scripture, opens the closed door into its inner chambers; who by his advent first made intelligible the dark and obscure prophecies of the Old Testament, and by his Spirit opens and enlightens the eyes of men to see and understand the deep things which are written in his Word.

    Epistles to the Seven Churches in Asia.

  • He unlooses the chain, but with difficulty, and precious moments are lost.

    Alfgar the Dane or the Second Chronicle of Aescendune

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