What is the opposite of unwind?

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Opposite of undo or be undone after winding or being wound
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Opposite of relax after a period of work or tension
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Opposite of to speak one's mind openly and freely
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Opposite of to relax or be at ease
“Sometimes, I exert myself to the point of exhaustion.”
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Opposite of to spend time in a relaxed, lazy manner
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Opposite of to expand or spread out something that is furled or folded
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Opposite of to calm down
“Sometimes I rile my son for fun, but he is a good sport about it.”
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Opposite of to stop proceedings, typically in relation to arduous activity
“After lunch, we will resume proceedings.”
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Opposite of calm down
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Opposite of to straighten out from being curled up
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Opposite of to relax after working hard
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(informal) Opposite of to relax or spend time doing nothing
“Let's do something this weekend since it's sunny.”
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(calm down) Opposite of to become calm
“He would seethe when he realized he had locked himself out of his apartment yet again.”
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