Antonyms for winding up

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There was a gap in the conversation, which Clennam devoted to winding up his watch.

They were winding up now, in the weird moonlight, for the hour was approaching.

The Jews were winding up their affairs, Israel was strung to fever pitch.

The boy pitcher sleeps in the position of "winding up" to throw the ball.

Looking for a coat and hat when he should be winding up the scene properly.

Act the fifth and last, winding up the scene: Enter the assignee.

Aren't you afraid of winding up in the gutter with your throat slit?

"You're called," said Brown, winding up a yard or so of his line.

We no longer doubted what was to be the winding up of the negotiation.

Three out of four would help us some in winding up the trip.

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