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  • v. Present participle of unset.


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  • "When my wife was a child, she and her siblings would go to the beach, watch the sun set, and then run up the hill really rapidly, 'unsetting' the sun so they then could watch the sun set again," Alley wrote in an e-mail to LiveScience.

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  • In the version I've heard (there is more than one) girls walked around a table backwards, (setting or unsetting it one piece at a time as they went) without saying a word.

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  • The vine thickened as it grew, strong roots visibly churning their way outward beneath the ground, some erupting in the canal proper, some unsetting the underbrush lining the edge of the forest that traced the shoreline.

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  • It might be just as much of a long shot as unsetting Goode!

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  • It was unsetting and terrifying to sit among people whom may receive news that could very well change their lives forever.

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  • Pilots were supposed to keep the plane as level and steady as possible on the bomb run, but as a classified Air Force report noted, excitable pilots often took violent evasive action under fire, unsetting the sensitive gyroscopes on the Norden bombsights.

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  • ROBERTA ADAMS, SISTER OF MISSING LESLIE ADAMS: Well, it was -- it ` s unsetting because, you know, I feel like, you know, now things are becoming uncovered.

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  • 'Mid the crimson strife of battle, shone my life's unsetting star!

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  • Through all the hours of my imprisonment I had learnt to look forward through the darkness of my nearer future to the day of my liberation as to a bright unsetting star.

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  • His own, unfading, unsetting, unperishing brightness and bliss and love.

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