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unlocking

verb
present participle of unlock

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to set free (from a state of being held in check)
  • that last insult unlocked her tongue, and she finally said what she really thought

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“Unlocking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/unlocking. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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