unframe

transitive verb
un·​frame | \ "+ \

Definition of unframe

1 : to take apart : break down : destroy the women's exuberance will … the houses unframe— Robinson Jeffers
2 obsolete : to throw into confusion : disrupt

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History and Etymology for unframe

un- entry 2 + frame

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“Unframe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unframe. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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