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They’re in the process of unpacking, slowly unwrapping pieces of their old life.

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The thriller fan on your list will be overjoyed to unwrap “Yes, Daddy” by Jonathan Parks-Ramage.

Alas, it’s that time of year again when I cave because I want my kids’ faces to light up when they unwrap their gifts.

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From tasty subscriptions to fun e-gift cards, these last-minute gifts may not need to be unwrapped, but they’ll still be appreciated by anyone lucky enough to receive them.

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A report in The New York Times Magazine unwrapped Frito-Lay’s efforts to perfect the snack, including employing some 500 scientists to dial in a noisy bite and melt-away mouthfeel.

Then take a wrapped straw, unwrap it, tear off a little piece of paper and make a spitball.

What a secretly beautiful set of presents to unwrap—today and every day.

At least he was smart enough to unwrap the joke that the Letterman writers gifted him for his appearance last December.

It was the work of but a few minutes to unwrap his body and limbs, when he kicked his feet free, and "Richard was himself again."

Here on the desk of the senior partner Corrigan proceeded to unwrap and display the treasure he had recovered.

When they started to unwrap the silk-shrouded Toy I yelled—if the thing got set off accidentally, there'd be trouble.

With tears in her eyes, the girl begged and implored them to unwrap her and allow her to have a hand in the struggle.

When done, unwrap with care, and lay upon a hot dish, taking care not to break it.

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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unwrap, such as: unroll, untie, free, husk, peel, and shuck.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.