disentangle

Part of speech: verb

To relieve of entanglement; unravel.

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Usage examples "disentangle":

  1. But the ordinary snake under extraordinary conditions, whatsoever its length, is most careful to disentangle itself even when knots are designed for the special purpose of embarrassing it. - "Tropic Days", E. J. Banfield.
  2. Yes; he has come over to disentangle the mystery about the diamonds. - "Jennie Baxter, Journalist", Robert Barr.
  3. Crouching beneath the weather bulwarks, with their feet wedged against the low combing of the hatch, three men were vainly endeavouring to secure the boom, and to disentangle the clogged ropes. - "The Slave Of The Lamp", Henry Seton Merriman.