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Synonyms for unravel

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

become undone

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There is a strong family resemblance about misdeeds, and if you have all the details of a thousand at your finger ends, it is odd if you can't unravel the thousand and first.
"But do you mean to say," I said, "that without leaving your room you can unravel some knot which other men can make nothing of, although they have seen every detail for themselves?"
The puzzle which confronted me I could not unravel. We had landed, and I now stood upon the spot where, according to my map, a large city should rear its spires and chimneys.
He took a stool at her feet, and set himself to unravel one of the tangled skeins.
Cecil Forrester, to unravel a little domestic complication.
No, dad, this is one tangle that your money can't unravel. We can't buy one minute of time with cash; if we could, rich people would live longer.
Perez jumps back to his home, Fair Isle, after the murder of a scientist unravels the locals.
Heat unravels the activase protein, and when it does, the result is a less bountiful harvest.
The bit that went: by the railway line barbed wire unravels Have you ever seen barbed wire unravelling?
Critics laud its interactive aspects, as story unravels the mystery of why Cathy's boyfriend dumped her.
Flawlessly recorded in three unabridged formats that include audiocassette ($39.95), CD ($48.00), MP3-CD ($24.95), and superbly narrated by Maruerite Gavin, this engaging trilogy consists of The Shunning (3183, 7 hours) in which Katie Lapp hears a devastating confession from her parents on the eve of her wedding--a confession that unravels the only life she has ever known).
But Imagine Me & You, the new lesbian romance by British filmmaker Ol Parker, starts with "I do" and unravels from there.
Okay, this sounds like a weird story--how knitting knits together friendships and unravels tension.
Through descriptions of his own research and data gathered by 19th-century entomologists as they attempted to eradicate the Rocky Mountain locust, Lockwood gracefully unravels a biological mystery.