[ UK /ʌntˈæŋɡə‍l/ ]
[ US /ənˈtæŋɡəɫ/ ]
VERB
  1. release from entanglement of difficulty
    I cannot extricate myself from this task
  2. become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
    unravel the thread
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How To Use untangle In A Sentence

  • Once the victim's mind had "snapped" into cult mode, the unsnapping requires a massive assault on the victim's mind to untangle the coded messages injected into it by the sinister forces of the cult leader. Warren Adler: Martha Marcy May Marlene: A Brave Movie
  • Chose a clear day to mend a broken fence covered in a climber, as it will be a time-consuming job to untie and untangle the plant.
  • Then she ran off, faster than any wildcat, and the men went on howling and shrieking, trying to untangle those knots.
  • But couvade, as I attempt to untangle its relation to colonialism in this essay, is a strategy re-invented for the purposes of reconciliation in narratives of Manichean allegory.
  • Who can untangle this fretful cat 's cradle? Times, Sunday Times
  • She reached to untangle the reins and free the horse, the bushes scratching at her arms, snagging the sleeves of her now-tattered dress.
  • When you have watched men of the cloth ministering to the Drumcree marchers, and watched the Orange battalions at prayer, it is less easy to untangle religion from the emotions involved.
  • Her tail began to wag as he approached, and he cautiously dropped onto one knee before reaching to untangle her leash.
  • Lawyers and accountants began trying to untangle the complex affairs of the bank.
  • Chose a clear day to mend a broken fence covered in a climber, as it will be a time-consuming job to untie and untangle the plant.
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