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Synonyms for unpick

become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of

undo (the stitches) of (a piece of sewing)

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I don't want to unpick all of those difficult decisions, secondguess those difficult decisions.
Any attempt to unpick or go further may just cause deadlock,Eoe1/4A[yen] said the source, adding: "The hold-up is not with us.
THE EUROPEAN Commission is resisting pressure to unpick its recently approved dairy liberalisation reforms, as this premier European food industry sees prices collapse this year.
But this appears to stem from the author's tendency to unpick common practice, say what he thinks should change and then go on to revisit specifics which in any other book would have been covered at the start.
Unpick money, unpick what and who you value, unpick what you eat and why, unpick your physical wellbeing - use Mercury's reversal from the 17th to get things in line.
He may not be able to unpick defences with a moment of magic or rattle in a drive from 25 yards - like Steven Gerrard - but he is Mr 100 per cent.
He said: "The departments of works and pensions and HMRC will have to find ways to unpick their computer systems to allow Scotland to have different policies.
seeks to unpick some of the key issues surrounding this sensitive issue, to try and better understand if there is a link between religion and terror in today's Birmingham.
But Mr Golestan said he was an innocent dupe who had only got the yellow stain on his hands because he used the knife Javadi had used to unpick the drugs to eat his morning cheese.
Prime Minister David Cameron, Deputy PM Nick Clegg and wannabe PM Ed Miliband, as well as the self-appointed gaggers of Hacked Off, look increasingly silly as they try to unpick their own rash, illiberal agreement.
CHAOS It took hours for the traffic on Newcastle's Central Motorway to unpick itself last night as commuters faced a horrendous journey home
BBC Radio 4's The Food Programme will air in-depth coverage of The Grocer's Food and Health Debate next month as industry figures meet to unpick the Government's thinking on public health.
Nelson has to unpick his memories in the race to find Jodie before she is killed.
We could unpick the implied theology of the Modern Movement in Britain, as Powers struggles manfully to do, or we could just see a bunch of stiff-shirted poseurs, not quite sure whether they gain more glamour from their proximity to Le Corbusier or association with social action suggested by the diagram behind.
Any move in a senate select committee to unpick the agreement would probably be opposed by the Australian Aluminium Council, whose executive director Ron Knapp, said the deal was "all good for Australia", adding "we are about the seventh largest aluminium metal producer in the world.