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verb as in unfold

verb as in solve

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That’s especially true for people who have been part of a tightly knit group that suddenly unravels.

The new data set could help scientists unravel many mysteries about the universe’s expansion and the solar system’s future.

To unravel the processes that operated on early Earth, we developed computer models to replicate its once much hotter conditions.

After a lackluster first half, with both offenses struggling, Indiana surged ahead as Tagovailoa’s afternoon unraveled.

Any number of things could ultimately unravel the Lakers’ plans.

So was Thomas Monath, the doctor who had just unraveled the natural history of Lassa fever.

She was becoming so unraveled and undone, so it was nice that she was forced into that old ray of dealing with clients.

That strategy unraveled completely Tuesday night, in the face of a massacre.

They allegedly ran their far-flung, online drug-slinging operation like a buttoned-down business—until it all unraveled.

Sure, as the unskewed polls unraveled, Mr. 47 Percent lost—with just 47 percent of the popular vote.

One was to cut the cable, and support one end in the water by a buoy until the rest could be unraveled.

And everybody put questions to everybody, and all compared notes, and the hours fled while they unraveled their own strange story.

Renwick had only unraveled the thread to see how far it would lead.

As it was, he got away before the snarl of steers had entirely unraveled itself.

He had, however, a great curiosity to know who could have made it; and in fact the mystery was soon unraveled.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unraveled, such as: untangle, decipher, resolve, solve, undo, and unwind.

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