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What is another word for loosened?

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Adjective
Having been made less tight or more relaxed
“I began grabbing each free end, and pulling as much of the loosened rope out of the core as possible.”
Adjective
Disconnected and not attached to anything
Adjective
(of clothing) Very loose-fitting, so as to hang away from the body
Verb
Past tense for to loosen or slacken the tension of
“Lottie stopped for a few minutes, then started trying to loosen the cords around her legs.”
Verb
Past tense for to unfasten something tied, fastened, or fixed in place
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“Still being rolled in the grass, he tried to loosen his belt so that he might take his pants off, but the buckle wouldn't budge.”
Verb
Past tense for to relax or reduce the strictness or intensity of
“I respectfully asked if he could loosen his demands a little because the project was falling behind schedule.”
Verb
Past tense for to become physically relaxed or less tense
“He saw her shoulders loosen and her frown disappear.”
Verb
Past tense for to release from captivity
“It descends to loosen him from his chains, to pull him out of his darkness, and finally expose him to the light of grace.”
Verb
Past tense for to break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting
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Past tense for to remove or clear a block or obstruction from
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Past tense for to apply a substance such as oil or grease to (an engine or component) so as to minimize friction and allow smooth movement
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Past tense for to gradually melt, dissolve, or become fluid
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Past tense for to remove controls or regulations on
Verb
Past tense for to remove, especially a stain
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