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unbraid

(ʌnˈbreɪd)
vb (tr)
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) to remove braids from (hair); to separate strands of hair that have been braided
2. to unravel or disentangle (an argument, etc)

un•braid

(ʌnˈbreɪd)

v.t.
to separate (anything braided, as hair) into the several strands.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unbraid - undo the braids ofunbraid - undo the braids of; "unbraid my hair"
undo - cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions"
pleach, braid - form or weave into a braid or braids; "braid hair"
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She unbraided her two pigtails, combed out the waves of her hair and tied them back with a ribbon, changed her shoes, and then slipped on the pretty frock, managing to fasten all but the three middle buttons, which she reserved for Emma Jane.
A series of staccato taps on the west window brought Anne flying in from the yard, eyes shining, cheeks faintly flushed with pink, unbraided hair streaming behind her in a torrent of brightness.
The dress was a sombre grayish beige, untrimmed and unbraided, and she wore a small turban of the same dull hue, relieved only by a suspicion of white feather in the side.
All these outward signs--nakedness, unbraided [unkempt] hair, tears --were symbols of humility.
She braided her hair, then decided it would look better falling around her shoulders and unbraided it.
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her wisp of hands, her hair unbraided, as Kira remembered, into
Another man, who was there with his pregnant girlfriend, unbraided his hair.
The copper braid of Shannon O'Shea begins the tale, was unbraided one fall on account of the hay
The back of their hair is left unbraided and trails down their back.
While Ycaza took photos on his phone, Hunt unbraided a foot of Griffin's hair, secured it above the planned cut with a rubber band and then used scissors to gently cut her thick hair to something more like shoulder length.