unsnarl

verb
un·snarl | \ ˌən-ˈsnär(-ə)l \
unsnarled; unsnarling; unsnarls

Definition of unsnarl 

transitive verb

: to disentangle a snarl in

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Buy Photo City Council will consider creating civilian traffic enforcement officers to unsnarl the traffic logjams plaguing Philadelphia’s busiest streets. Jason Laughlin, Philly.com, "Philly to explore using civilian traffic cops to unjam the streets," 24 Jan. 2018 Their Active Traffic Management System, (ATMS) aimed at unsnarling the backups on I-66, is one of 12 projects to reach this year’s finals. Lori Aratani, Washington Post, "Vote now and make VDOT and I-66 a big winner," 22 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of unsnarl

1555, in the meaning defined above

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unsociable

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The first known use of unsnarl was in 1555

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