unshackle

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unshackle (third-person singular simple present unshackles, present participle unshackling, simple past and past participle unshackled)

  1. To remove shackles from someone or something.
    The captain ordered that the guards unshackle and release the prisoner, as he had served his sentence.
  2. To remove restrictions or inhibitions; to allow full freedom and power.

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