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unlacing

See definition of unlacing on Dictionary.com
  • as inloose/loosen
  • as inloosen
  • as inunfasten
  • as inunravel
  • as inuntie

synonyms for unlacing

  • break up
  • slacken
  • relax
  • ease
  • loose
  • undo
  • unlock
  • untie
  • alleviate
  • unloose
  • extricate
  • unclasp
  • unfasten
  • disconnect
  • unbuckle
  • separate
  • disjoin
  • deliver
  • free
  • discharge
  • detach
  • emancipate
  • mitigate
  • unhitch
  • disengage
  • unbutton
  • unleash
  • release
  • manumit
  • liberate
  • lax
  • untighten
  • unscrew
  • unlash
  • unbar
  • unbolt
  • unchain
  • unlace
  • unstrap
  • unpin
  • unhook
  • become unfastened
  • disenthrall
  • ease off
  • let go
  • let out
  • unfix
  • unlatch
  • unsnap
  • unstick
  • work free
  • work loose
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antonyms for unlacing

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  • bind
  • limit
  • restrict
  • tighten
  • engage
  • keep
  • hold
  • join
  • attach
  • button
  • incarcerate
  • imprison
  • detain
  • confine
  • restrain
  • limit
  • unite
  • combine
  • link
  • hook
  • hitch
  • couple
  • connect
  • fasten
  • increase
  • tighten
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How to use unlacing in a sentence

With sudden impatience she rose, unlacing his arms from about her.
A CHANGE OF AIRANTHONY HOPE
There was the boy whom my father put in the stocks, but who escaped by unlacing his “high-lows,” and so withdrawing his feet.
TWO SUFFOLK FRIENDSFRANCIS HINDES GROOME
Did she think a single person in all that company to-night was worthy of unlacing her shoe-ties?
THE SONG OF SONGSHERMANN SUDERMANN
At the end of three minutes the dog had not moved, and I was down on the doormat unlacing my soaked boots.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 6, NO. 5, APRIL, 1896VARIOUS
"You are tired out," said Hester, slipping on to her knees and unlacing her sister-in-law's brown boots.
RED POTTAGEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
"All right," replied Mabel, who had been occupied during her reflections in slowly unlacing her boot.
HOLLOWMELLE.R. BURDEN
Then, when the bells sounded for evensong, the knights rested again a while, unlacing their helms to breathe the evening air.
STORIES FROM LE MORTE D'ARTHUR AND THE MABINOGIONBEATRICE CLAY
He drew from his pocket a small leather sack, and unlacing the strings held it open before the Mongol.
PANTHER EYEROY J. SNELL
They were unlacing their blouses as they clattered up the back stairs, and pulling them over their heads in the upper hall.
JUST PATTYJEAN WEBSTER
I was all eagerness to see his face, but he kept it averted for some time while employed in unlacing the bag's mouth.
MOBY DICK; OR THE WHALEHERMAN MELVILLE
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