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un·cork / ˌənˈkôrk/ • v. [tr.] pull the cork out of (a bottle or other container). ∎ fig. allow (feelings) to be vented: there are those who have tried to uncork some of the mounting frustrations and pressures of the job by turning to the bottle. ∎ inf. (in a game or sport) deliver (a kick, throw, or punch): he uncorked the best throw of his career.