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untangling

verb
present participle of untangle

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1 to separate the various strands of
  • gently untangled the baby's hair

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2 to set free from entanglement or difficulty
  • I was finally able to untangle myself from my credit problems

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“Untangling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/untangling. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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