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unloosen

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of unloosen

  1. to set free (from a state of being held in check) <a relaxing bath unloosened all the mental and physical tension that had been building throughout the day> Synonyms loose, loosen, uncork, unleash, unlock, unloose, releaseRelated Words discharge, emancipate, enfranchise, free, liberate, manumit, spring, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetter, unmoor, unshackle; air, express, take out, ventNear Antonyms handcuff, manacle, shackle, trammel; bind, confine, enchain, fetter; halter, hamperAntonyms bridle, check, constrain, contain, control, curb, govern, hold, inhibit, regulate, rein (in), restrain, smother, tame




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