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unseal

[uhn-seel] /ʌnˈsil/
verb (used with object)
1.
to break or remove the seal of; open, as something sealed or firmly closed:
to unseal a letter; to unseal a tomb.
2.
to free from constraint, as a person's thought, speech, or behavior:
Their friendship unsealed her vivacity.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English unselen; see un-2, seal1
Related forms
unsealable, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unsealable

unseal

/ʌnˈsiːl/
verb (transitive)
1.
to remove or break the seal of
2.
to reveal or free (something concealed or closed as if sealed): to unseal one's lips
Derived Forms
unsealable, adjective
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Word Origin and History for unsealable

unseal

v.

early 15c., from un- (2) + seal (v.). Cf. Middle Dutch ontsegelen, Old High German intsigilan. Related: Unsealed (late 14c.).

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