untwine

verb
un·twine | \ ˌən-ˈtwīn \
untwined; untwining; untwines

Definition of untwine 

transitive verb

1 : to unwind the twisted or tangled parts of : disentangle

2 : to remove by unwinding

intransitive verb

: to become disentangled or unwound

First Known Use of untwine

15th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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untwist

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untypical

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