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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of unscroll.


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  • The river unscrolled like a movie: in the middle distance, an uprooted tree sailed slowly past from left to right.

    An Englishman Lights Out

  • She double-clicked on it and was staggered by what unscrolled before her eyes—a scan of a flight ticket from Dublin to the Seychelles, departing the following Monday.

    The Priest

  • Beyond the railing and a mass of entangled bicycles, a pent-up political procession unscrolled before our eyes.


  • But the effect of voice and story upon the listener was of actual life being unscrolled in a form so distilled, so intense, so chosen, so affecting in its urgencies as to leave you breathless and limp when he was finished.

    Raymond Carver

  • The trauma record, a massive, three-page document, unscrolled in front of her.

    Life As We Know It

  • She unscrolled it and began to read all the dirt she had on Alice, including birth name and the year she first got sent to juvenile court.

    The Best American Erotica 2006

  • This time I hit pay dirt, and while the pages unscrolled on my screen a cold chill ran down my spine.

    Boing Boing: June 20, 2004 - June 26, 2004 Archives

  • Skin flaps rising and falling with anticipation, he methodically unscrolled the fishing gear.

    Running from the Deity

  • Displayed on a stage and slowly unscrolled, it gave New Bedford audiences in the 1840s a trip around the world.

    Museums: Wonders of Whaling

  • I unscrolled the national directory and reached an office where they might be in touch with him.

    Operation Luna


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