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

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Examples

  • It is a fine remark of a Russian writer, that "Habits are a necklace of pearls: untie the knot, and the whole unthreads."

    How to Get on in the World A Ladder to Practical Success

  • The individual holding the needle unthreads it, ready for the next player to repeat the performance of the first.

    School, Church, and Home Games

  • "The film's both smart and devastating as it unthreads interwoven questions about redemption, justice, and the pivotal role of history in shaping an individual and his actions."

    GreenCine Daily

  • I carry it by the strap, walk across the grass out the front of the neighboring house, then the strap on the bag unthreads because I’m holding the wrong one, the bag opens, and everything spills out onto the lawn, jangling and clanging against each other.

    Blood Men

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