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synonyms for unstring

  • disturb
  • frighten
  • horrify
  • intimidate
  • rattle
  • throw
  • undermine
  • unnerve
  • unsettle
  • upset
  • weaken
  • worry
  • appall
  • bother
  • consternate
  • daunt
  • discompose
  • dismay
  • distress
  • impair
  • jar
  • move
  • knock the props out (from under)
  • make waves
  • throw a curve
See also synonyms for: unstrung

antonyms for unstring

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  • appease
  • calm
  • comfort
  • delight
  • encourage
  • help
  • make happy
  • please
  • reassure
  • soothe
  • aid
  • placate
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How to use unstring in a sentence

Unstring thy strong bows for the sake of our liberal lords, O bounteous Rudra, be gracious to our kith and kin.
SACRED BOOKS OF THE EASTVARIOUS
After using it unstring it, and at a large shooting-party unloose your bow after every round.
THE ART OF ENTERTAININGM. E. W. SHERWOOD
The similar fevers and exasperations of factory life lead the workers to unstring their tense nerves with liquor.
THE ART OF THE MOVING PICTUREVACHEL LINDSAY
We meet only an embarrassment of choice when we start to unstring the chaplet of our carking cares.
THE SIMPLE LIFECHARLES WAGNER
There are wicked philosophers abroad who unstring the bow of harder toil by picking your inmost thoughts!
CURIOSITIES OF CIVILIZATIONANDREW WYNTER
An earnest, fluent talker, who could unstring his bow and throw a charm even over ordinary topics.
GLORIES OF SPAINCHARLES W. WOOD
There is one who shall chasten this body of thine, put out thy torch, and unstring thy bow.
THE CLASSIC MYTHS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE AND IN ART (2ND ED.) (1911)CHARLES MILLS GAYLEY
The father taught his son how to string and unstring the bow, and also how to attach the arrow to the string.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF THE SIOUXMARIE L. MCLAUGHLIN
We do in fact as we grow older unstring the critical bow a little and strike a truce with invidious comparisons.
ITALIAN HOURSHENRY JAMES
Do not unstring the bow too often while shooting; once in every six double ends is quite enough, unless there are many shooters.
ARCHERY RULESCHARLES F. A. HINRICHS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UNSTRING

  • appall
  • bother
  • consternate
  • daunt
  • discompose
  • dismay
  • distress
  • disturb
  • frighten
  • horrify
  • impair
  • intimidate
  • jar
  • knock the props out (from under)
  • make waves
  • move
  • rattle
  • throw
  • throw a curve
  • undermine
  • unnerve
  • unsettle
  • unstring
  • upset
  • weaken
  • worry
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.