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  • verb Present participle of unshutter.


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  • Shops unshuttering their windows, cafes even reopening, people leaving tent cities.

    CNN Transcript Aug 15, 2006 2006

  • The convoy marched in formation through the smell of sweet morning loaves, as Emerald City shopkeepers were unshuttering their windows and washing down the paving stones.

    Son of a Witch Maguire, Gregory 2005

  • Drusus fed it to him out of a helmet, and was rewarded with the unshuttering of two yellow-green eyes, a sight that reminded him of snakes; the Marsi were snake worshipers, and danced with them, and charmed them, and even kissed them tongue to tongue.

    The First Man in Rome McCullough, Colleen, 1937- 1990

  • It took them only a moment, in the unshuttering of the dark lantern, to rifle beneath the cloth and money in the basket and find the papers.

    Renegades Of Gor Norman, John 1986

  • A seraph's strong wing shaken out the shock of its unshuttering

    Miscellany of Poetry 1919 Various 1931

  • The $3 million for unshuttering the derelict rest stops and returning them to use by June comes from money left over in some reserve highway maintenance accounts.

    News for Waynesboro News Virginian 2010

  • At the moment, I, who on this day had passed the portals of so many emotions: that of the lover's longing for his bride won at last, only to be lost again, that of acute and necessary business, that of the ancient joy of battle and vengeance wreaked upon an evil man; that of the unshuttering of my own eyes to the flame of a hellish truth, that of the self-murder and turning to cold clay before those same eyes of her whom

    The Virgin of the Sun Henry Rider Haggard 1890


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