Definition of unmoor
: to loosen from or as if from moorings
: to cast off moorings
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Fahey's swaggering thane falls apart easily once unmoored from his previous stance as a noble defender of Jack Hickey's Duncan.
Three World Series victories in 13 years unmoored a lot of the tension and angst that centered the Red Sox narrative for decades.
But Catherall, the psychologist, offered a profile of Siatta as a Marine utterly unmoored by war.
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