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

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Examples

  • What differs him from many is in my mind his terrific way of realising what most only dream of, going the extra mile to be naïve, childish, lying, simple, extravagant, questioning, just being an everyday person albeit with a - in my mind - miraculous way of having untightened the screws that keep many a person too tightened-up.

    The KLF Burn A Million Quid - Anil Dash

  • Lindsay nervously tightened and untightened the belt on her robe.

    The Dead Lifeguard

  • Exactly as it was before, except that he leaves the screws untightened, sitting in their holes.

    Calling A Dead Man

  • Kirk tightened and untightened his fists in frustration.

    The Cry of the Onlies

  • Not a saddle is removed, or girth untightened; while the bridles, remaining on their horses 'heads, are but used as halters to attach them to the trees.

    The Death Shot A Story Retold

  • Except that Ms. Bruzzese, who has both a focus and a worldview about as wide as a vise in a high school shop class that can’t be untightened, hasn’t considered that the average newspaper reader may not have Capirino’s expendable income, much less the remains of a “well-paying, high-powered position” to start a new life.

    What Everybody Can Learn from Anita Bruzzese : Edward Champion’s Reluctant Habits

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