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verb as in ravel

verb as in untangle

verb as in unwind

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Example Sentences

The children stood round in a circle, and the hoop was twisted up tightly and then let to untwist itself slowly.

Bartley watched Cheyenne untwist a piece of soft rope and make a pair of serviceable hobbles.

I lutined their hair so nicely for them that when they woke they could not untwist it, and had to cut it off!

Cymon began to untwist some of Owen's work; and Owen bore this trial of his patience with good temper.

In so doing the thread is apt to untwist itself, and wants constantly re-twisting.


On this page you'll find 376 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to untwist, such as: acquire, evolve, form, produce, realize, and actualize.

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