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  • verbunfold
  • verbsolve
  • verbuntangle

synonyms for unraveling

  • decipher
  • resolve
  • solve
  • undo
  • untangle
  • disengage
  • disentangle
  • extricate
  • faze
  • ravel
  • separate
  • unlace
  • unwind
  • resolve
  • clear up
  • disclose
  • explain
  • sort out
  • unriddle
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antonyms for unraveling

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  • question
  • wonder
  • entangle
  • join
  • twist
  • unite
  • wind
  • knot
  • tangle
  • tie
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How to use unraveling in a sentence

When the spruce was still horizontal early in the process, one of the workers who was unraveling the branches spotted the creature buried in the base of the tree, Kalish said.
A TINY OWL WAS SAVED AFTER GETTING STUCK IN THE ROCKEFELLER CENTER TREE: ‘IT’S THE CHRISTMAS MIRACLE OF 2020’ANDREA SALCEDONOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If we study 1,640-meter-long Bennu and other asteroids like it in deep detail, we can potentially unravel how the ingredients that lead to the formation of planets like Earth—and, eventually, life—come together.
A NASA SPACECRAFT IS ABOUT TO SCOOP UP SOME ASTEROID RUBBLENEEL PATELOCTOBER 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The results here could help unravel the neural processes behind replay that explain why some of our memories degrade, whereas others last a lifetime.
HOW A MEMORY QUIRK OF THE HUMAN BRAIN CAN GALVANIZE AISHELLY FANSEPTEMBER 28, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
While they can certainly expect Republicans to claim foul, if Democrats can pass popular changes while in power, it may be hard for conservatives to justify unraveling them over time.
AMERICAN ANGER: TOO HOT TO HANDLE?NICK FOURIEZOSSEPTEMBER 27, 2020OZY
She’s also departing as the city continues to unravel a major budget crunch tied to the coronavirus pandemic.
CITY COO KRIS MICHELL RESIGNSLISA HALVERSTADTSEPTEMBER 21, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Make no mistake that this election will determine whether the great American experiment continues or it unravels.
VOTE FOR BIDEN (DUH)KEVIN NAFFSEPTEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Of all the Republicans I could choose, all the celebrities that I would choose, she’s one of those people to me that’s an enigma and I love to unravel it.
FULL TRANSCRIPT: TOMI LAHREN ON ‘THE CARLOS WATSON SHOW’DANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 31, 2020OZY
The feedback loop between financial markets and bubbles is fiendishly difficult to unravel, which is perhaps one of the reasons why the bookshelf of financial bubble literature gets heavier every year.
THE BEST BOOKS, JOURNALISTS, AND ACADEMICS FOR KEEPING UP WITH BUBBLES AND TRADINGJOHN DETRIXHEAUGUST 30, 2020QUARTZ
Women are in the fight of their lives as we run the risk of unraveling decades of progress.
COVID-19 IS CAUSING A BACKSLIDE IN WORKPLACE GENDER EQUALITY. HERE’S HOW TO STOP ITMATTHEWHEIMERAUGUST 3, 2020FORTUNE
To prevent the burlap from unraveling, turn the edges under before tacking them down.
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WORDS RELATED TO UNRAVELING

  • adding to
  • addition
  • adulthood
  • advance
  • advancement
  • advancing
  • augmentation
  • augmenting
  • boost
  • buildup
  • chrysalis
  • developing
  • elaborating
  • enlargement
  • evolution
  • evolvement
  • evolving
  • expansion
  • flowering
  • hike
  • improvement
  • increase
  • increasing
  • making progress
  • maturation
  • maturing
  • maturity
  • ongoing
  • ontogenesis
  • ontogeny
  • perfecting
  • progress
  • progression
  • reinforcement
  • reinforcing
  • spread
  • spreading
  • unfolding
  • unraveling
  • upgrowth
  • upping
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