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verb as in unfold

verb as in solve

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verb as in untangle

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Archaeologists recently used a CT scanner to unravel part of the dead person’s story.

He begins to unravel, pleading with the reader not to turn pages, and attempts to block the way with ropes, planks and bricks.

Told over the span of five decades, a family slowly unravels after the patriarch finds success.

This big-picture explanation makes intuitive sense, but actually unraveling what’s going in your body at different stages in a race has turned out to be more complicated than expected.

As a result, I’ve always been fascinated by attempts to unravel the physiology and psychology of the finishing kick.

Her history is already being unravelled, thread by thread, and stitch by stitch.

He is entirely too literary to be understood without previous training, and his allegory is not so easily unravelled.

At Stirling Castle it will be convenient to take our next stand, and see “the mazy Forth unravelled.”

It was a warning to his and to Hartley's followers that they had not thoroughly unravelled the perplexity but only cut the knot.

The last thing he wrote was the "Mystery of Edwin Drood," the mystery of which is still unravelled.

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

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.