Unsteel \Un*steel"\, v. t. [1st pref. un- + steel.] To disarm; to soften. --Richardson. [1913 Webster]

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  • unsteel — [unstēl′] vt. to deprive of strength, resoluteness, etc …   English World dictionary

  • unsteel — /un steel /, v.t. to bring out of a steeled condition; soften. [1740 50; UN 2 + STEEL] * * * …   Universalium

  • unsteel — un·steel …   English syllables

  • unsteel — |ən+ transitive verb Etymology: un (II) + steel : to make soft or penetrable : disarm the gentle appeal unsteeled his heart …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|steel — «uhn STEEL», transitive verb. to soften: »Why then should this enervating pity unsteel my foolish heart? (Samuel Richardson) …   Useful english dictionary

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