unsheathe


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Antonyms for unsheathe

draw from a sheath or scabbard

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I was watching to see where he kept his razor, when lo and behold, he takes the harpoon from the bed corner, slips out the long wooden stock, unsheathes the head, whets it a little on his boot, and striding up to the bit of mirror against the wall, begins a vigorous scraping, or rather harpooning of his cheeks.
Given the above clear and present dangers and atrocities happening in Mindanao, it is the President's constitutional duty to unsheathe the Republic's sword of martial law to crush the rebellion that threatens to divide our country,' Calida said.
silk-wrapped, lotus pressed to unsheathe the steel,
The people should unsheathe and use this power to make laws whenever their elected representatives default in the performance of their sacred duty to enact laws to promote the general interest or worse, whenever they betray the public trust," he added.
they unsheathe their swords at the elevations and hold them in salute before Jesus in the Holy Eucharist.