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verb as in undo, untangle

verb as in relax

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One real problem is that smart city projects, in their many manifestations, don’t look backward to see what must be modified, adapted, unwound, or undone.

She usually wants to hop into homework and usually so does he, because at that point, both of them are kind of unwound enough that they do want their screen time at that time.

“Many in the media were quick to link that story to stories about my husband—until that story unwound,” she said.

Nearby, an Italian businessman worked a deal, and a visiting couple unwound in the romantic setting after a day of sightseeing.

The U.S. says Iran should suspend the 20 percent enrichment as a confidence-building measure before sanctions begin to be unwound.

The unwound are some citizens George Packer found and spent time with, people who symbolize this American nightmare.

The guarantees and bailouts the Fed put in place in 2008 and 2009 have been unwound without significant cost to the public.

Now the wreath is unwound and tossed on the grass, and little Jean is like anybody else once more.

First about thirty feet of the line were unwound and then doubled, so as to give a length of fifteen feet for the double line.

She unwound the turban, her hair fell in soft brown tresses all over her shoulders.

She hesitated, her fingers to her lips, and reluctantly unwound the braids that she wore about her forehead in a Swedish coil.

My watch was still unwound, and I am rigorously accustomed to wind it the last thing before going to bed, and many such details.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unwound, such as: loosen, unravel, unfurl, loose, slacken, and separate.

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