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English verb: untune

1. untune (emotion) cause to lose one's composure

Synonymsdiscomfit, discompose, disconcert, upset

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)arouse, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, kindle, provoke, raise

Narrower (hyponym)abash, afflict, anguish, bemuse, bewilder, discombobulate, dissolve, embarrass, enervate, faze, hurt, pain, throw, unnerve, unsettle

2. untune (change) cause to be out of tune

SamplesDon't untune that string!.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Antonymstune, tune up

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