unloose

[uhn-loos]
verb (used with object), unloosed, unloosing.
1.
to loosen or relax (the grasp, hold, fingers, etc.).
2.
to let loose or set free; free from restraint.
3.
to undo or untie (a fastening, knot, etc.); unfasten.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English unloosen; see un-2, loose

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unloose or unloosen (ʌnˈluːs)
 
vb
1.  to set free; release
2.  to loosen or relax (a hold, grip, etc)
3.  to unfasten or untie
 
unloosen or unloosen
 
vb

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unloose
1393, "to set free," from un- (2), used here emphatically, + loose.
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Example sentences
It is godlike to unloose the spirit, and forget yourself in thought.
Those who have there seen night unloose her leash of stars have, seen lilies aflame in parterres of indigo.
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