un·​rivet | \ "+ \

Definition of unrivet

1 : to unfasten or separate by removing the rivets of
2 : detach, undo, unloose the diversion unriveted his gaze

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First Known Use of unrivet

1591, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for unrivet

un- entry 2 + rivet

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“Unrivet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unrivet. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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