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unshackle

unshackle

verb un·shack·le \-ˈsha-kəl\

: to take shackles or handcuffs off (someone)

Full Definition of UNSHACKLE

transitive verb
:  to free from shackles

First Known Use of UNSHACKLE

1598

Rhymes with UNSHACKLE

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