unfolding

present participle of unfold
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as in expanding
to arrange the parts of (something) over a wider area carefully unfold that antique map so that it doesn't tear

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as in evolving
to gradually become clearer or more detailed as the situation unfolded, it became clear that more help would be needed the movie became more interesting once the mystery began to unfold

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“Unfolding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/unfolding. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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