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  • v. Simple past of unweave.

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Examples

  • The bloodied cuff then unwove, separating itself from the sleeve.

    The Search For WondLa

  • The climatefiber on the left cuff unwove, leaving the cuff free.

    The Search For WondLa

  • The video has a primitiveness reminiscent of 1930s cartoons but also a mythic pull, as it reminds viewers of the tale of Penelope, Odysseus's wife, who wove and then unwove the same piece of cloth every day to forestall her suitors.

    A Starkly Physical Look

  • So every day I wove on the great loom, but every night by torchlight I unwove it;

    "You are about to show me shadows of the things that have not happened, but will happen in the time before us."

  • When he was sure Lyle Carrier was dead he unwove the net from around him, and attached the cord to it.

    Sun of Suns

  • Very shortly thereafter, over the crest of the second hill past the other road, beside a high tangle of brush in a dip in the road, and after listening carefully for what I might not sense, I unwove the shield.

    The Magic of Recluce

  • Herald Vanyel, Shadow Stalker, hunted Shadows to their doom They turned all their powers upon him, turned away from other men And although they strove to take him, he unwove their web of gloom.

    Magic's Price

  • Ender picked it up and shook it, until it unwove itself and the pattern in the rug was gone.

    Ender's Game

  • Away from Fee, her brothers, Luke, the unsparing, unthinking domination of her whole life, Meggie discovered pure leisure; a whole kaleidoscope of thought patterns wove and unwove novel designs in her mind.

    The Thorn Birds

  • But in slumber came the very ghost of her unburied husband; lifting up a face pale in wonderful wise, he exposed the merciless altars and [356-387] his breast stabbed through with steel, and unwove all the blind web of household guilt.

    The Aeneid of Virgil

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