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synonyms for ravel

  • disentangle
  • free
  • loosen
  • unbraid
  • unravel
  • unsnarl
  • untangle
  • untwine
  • untwist
  • unweave
  • unwind
  • make plain
  • smooth out
  • weave out
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antonyms for ravel

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  • tangle
  • twist
  • wind
  • put together
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How to use ravel in a sentence

“I just don’t think you can say that there’s a clear legal standard here,” Ravel said.
CIVIC CENTER PLAZA LENDERS ARGUE WHAT THEY DIDN’T KNOW CAN’T HURT THEMLISA HALVERSTADTAUGUST 19, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Andrew Harben began to wonder where it would end and what he would do when he had no more pants to ravel.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
No, that's true; for you shall have one woman knit more in an hour, than any man can ravel again in seven-and-twenty years.
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYS, VOLUME 10 (OF 15)VARIOUS
Mark all notches with basting thread, tailor's chalk, or notch the goods if it does not ravel.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
The marking thread should be through every stitch so that they cannot ravel.
NEEDLEWORK ECONOMIESVARIOUS
They ravel more, still less resolved: they become more confused, and ever less disentangled.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROSE AND POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTONHIRAM CORSON
That lank, black figure with its ravel of grey locks escaping from under a black "wide-awake" was the Nikè that led on to Freedom.
SHADOWS OF FLAMESAMELIE RIVES
A Scout would turn it inside out and undo a little of the hem, and ravel out the edge.
HOW GIRLS CAN HELP THEIR COUNTRYJULIETTE LOW
It is but a sorry task to rip the twisted ravel from the worn garment of life and to turn the grout in a drained cup.
REVIEWSOSCAR WILDE
And as one feels the past more strongly in Ravel, so, too, one finds him in certain respects even more revolutionary than Debussy.
MUSICAL PORTRAITSPAUL ROSENFELD
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WORDS RELATED TO RAVEL

  • complect
  • cue
  • entwine
  • interknit
  • interlace
  • intertwine
  • lace
  • mesh
  • pigtail
  • plait
  • ravel
  • twine
  • twist
  • weave
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