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How to use unsay in a sentence

You will not pretend to unsay what you have said,” cried her eldest sister: “that would be making things worse.
NATURE AND ARTMRS. INCHBALD
Naomi regretted her words next moment; but it was too late to unsay them.
THE BOSS OF TAROOMBAE. W. HORNUNG
I have to unsay everything I said in criticism of that lovely poem.
THE LIFE OF FRANCIS THOMPSONEVERARD MEYNELL
He could not unsay what he had said, and to attempt to trim would only provoke her scorn.
THE SQUIRE'S DAUGHTERSILAS K(ITTO) HOCKING
But all the armies and statecraft of Europe cannot unsay what you have said.
A CYNIC LOOKS AT LIFEAMBROSE BIERCE
Come, Mr. Tudor, you cannot unsay your own words, that it was right for you all to make much of Miss Garston.'
UNCLE MAXROSA NOUCHETTE CAREY
When the boys tell their father he reproves them for their want of charity, and sends them back to unsay what they had said.
JULIANA HORATIA EWING AND HER BOOKSHORATIA K. F. EDEN
Never yet had she had opportunity to unsay the cutting words with which she had met him that bitter night.
A TAME SURRENDER, A STORY OF THE CHICAGO STRIKECHARLES KING
Then, Mary, realizing what she had said when it was too late to unsay it, clapped her hands over her mouth and groaned.
THE LITTLE COLONEL: MAID OF HONORANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
I would unsay nothing now, if I could, unless to take away the pain I have given you.
A FOREGONE CONCLUSIONWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS

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