unspool
verb Date: 1940 transitive verb 1. to unwind from a spool <
unspool the cable
>
2. to execute or present artfully or gracefully <
unspooled a jump shot
>
<
unspooling an intricate tale
>
intransitive verb to be presented or revealed on or as if on a motion-picture screen

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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