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synonyms for unwinding

  • crashed
  • dozing
  • dreaming
  • drowsing
  • lounging
  • napping
  • quiet
  • reclining
  • relaxing
  • reposing
  • sleeping
  • snoozing
  • asleep
  • at ease
  • at rest
  • comfortable
  • lying down
  • stretched-out
  • taking a break
  • taking it easy
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How to use unwinding in a sentence

The serpent evidently understood my attitude perfectly, for unwinding himself he began to crawl with all his speed towards me.
THE ANIMAL STORY BOOKVARIOUS
The bag may be easily opened by unwinding the chain after loosening it by raising the bag slightly.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
When she began to extricate herself it was by turning round and round, and so unwinding the prickly switch.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
That which was winsome was unwinding and a clutter a single clutter showed the black white.
MATISSE PICASSO AND GERTRUDE STEINGERTRUDE STEIN
Cassandra bent her head, unwinding and re-winding her silks with careful deliberation.
LADY CASSANDRAMRS GEORGE DE HORNE VAIZEY
They row with quick strokes toward the spot where the anchor is to be dropped, the cable all the time unwinding from the windlass.
ILLUSTRATED SCIENCE FOR BOYS AND GIRLSANONYMOUS
The balloon can be lowered or raised by winding or unwinding the cable.
THE STORY OF GREAT INVENTIONSELMER ELLSWORTH BURNS
The devil's teeth kept snapping, the endless coils of tape kept unwinding; the boy continued his drawl, but Frye paid no heed.
UNCLE TERRYCHARLES CLARK MUNN
And that, as you will see, is why certain things came out as they did in the unwinding of events that were to follow.
WHISPERS AT DAWNROY J. SNELL
The first operation, properly speaking, of the needle factory, is unwinding the bundles of wires.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
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WORDS RELATED TO UNWINDING

  • asleep
  • at ease
  • at rest
  • comfortable
  • crashed
  • dozing
  • dreaming
  • drowsing
  • lounging
  • lying down
  • napping
  • quiet
  • reclining
  • relaxing
  • reposing
  • sleeping
  • snoozing
  • stretched-out
  • taking a break
  • taking it easy
  • unwinding
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