unclench

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un·clench

 (ŭn-klĕnch′)
v. un·clenched, un·clench·ing, un·clench·es
v.tr.
To loosen from a clenched position; relax: unclench one's fists.
v.intr.
To become unclenched.

unclench

(ʌnˈklɛntʃ)
vb (tr)
to open (clenched teeth, a clenched fist, etc)
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unclench

[ˈʌnˈklentʃ] VTaflojar
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His fingers clenched and unclenched spasmodically as he approached the trembling Russ, beastlike and ominous as a brute of prey.
His face flushed, his jaw set, and unconsciously his hand clenched, unclenched, and clenched again as if he were taking fresh grips upon some hateful thing out of which he was squeezing the life.
While he was collecting a few necessaries and cramming them into his pockets, he never once ceased communing with himself in a low voice, or unclenched his teeth, which he had ground together on finishing Miss Brass's note.
He leaned forward staring at me, slowly unclenched his hand and drew it across his mouth as if his mouth watered for me, and sat down again.
Iftikhar Ali Malik further said all political parties should burry their hatchets and unclenched their fists as they cannot bring any positive change in the country by promoting politics of hatred.
"Hello world, here's our unclenched hand & open arms, let's give truefriendship/peace a chance," a user named Soleil wrote on Twitter.
When I unclenched my fingers, unfolded the note, there was a burned hole in it and my chosen card was engraved on it for good measure.
The colouring books and pens that normally keep my children entertained were left untouched, but they were all so happy that I unclenched my buttocks and finally allowed myself to admit that this is their future.
"You now have a moment of remarkable opportunity to transform ceasefires into lasting settlements, and to pursue peace where conflicts still linger, including in Kachin State," Where is the theory where President Obama claimed that America would extend a hand to the dictators if they would only unclenched their fist?.
To measure stiffness of the second knuckle joint, the study's 10 male subjects slowly pushed a pressure transducer, with clenched fists or with fingers bent but the fist unclenched. Researchers measured the force and also how much the index finger flexed.
However, the party unclenched its fist following the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement with South Sudan in 2005, allowing a small margin of freedom for political organizations and later signing a peace agreement with the opposition in Cairo.
Obama came into office in January 2009 promising a new beginning of diplomatic engagement with Iran if it "unclenched its fist." But after Iran's leaders rebuffed the offer and continued enriching uranium he mobilized international support for a fourth round of UN sanctions.