Thesaurus / uncoil
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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His pigtail came unfastened and began to uncoil, slowly, like a snake.
The deadly reptile stretched out its head—slowly it began to uncoil itself—the dread sound of its rattle struck my ear.
DICK ONSLOWW.H.G. KINGSTON
The serpents around the witch's hat began to writhe and uncoil.
THE OLD-FASHIONED FAIRY BOOKCONSTANCE CARY HARRISON
The brief interval had given Avon time in which to uncoil his rope.
THE GREAT CATTLE TRAILEDWARD S. ELLIS
As she spoke that weak thing within her seemed to uncoil, to grow suddenly tremendously strong; she longed to go!
THE GARDEN PARTYKATHERINE MANSFIELD
One of the Indians on horseback began to uncoil his rawhide saddle-rope.
'ME-SMITH'CAROLINE LOCKHART
Now it was contrary to all the most rigid laws of the porcupine kind to uncoil themselves in the face of danger.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
The snake tried to uncoil, but another blow broke his backbone, if indeed the first one had not done so, and he was in my power.
OUR BIRD COMRADESLEANDER S. (LEANDER SYLVESTER) KEYSER
I of course at once told him to uncoil it, and get on to the arte, from which he was 61 not more than fifteen feet distant.
Quoth the Baron, "I am all anxiety to see this tale of the Thames uncoil itself."

WORDS RELATED TO UNCOIL

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.