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unraveling

verb
present participle of unravel

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1 to separate the various strands of
  • it took us forever to unravel the jumbled mass of Christmas tree lights

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unraveled

unraveling

unravels

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“Unraveling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/unraveling. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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