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1. unravel

verb. ['ənˈrævəl'] become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of.

Synonyms

  • part
  • untangle
  • unpick
  • unknot
  • disunite
  • unscramble
  • undo
  • separate

Antonyms

  • knot
  • stay
  • unite
  • multiply

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Rhymes with Unravel

  • travel
  • gravell
  • gravel
  • fravel
  • flavell
  • pavel
  • havel
  • gavel

Sentences with unravel


1. Verb, base form
The nylon rope is not the best choice because it will stretch over time and can unravel.

Quotes about unravel


1. It had never occurred to me that our lives, which had been so closely interwoven, could unravel with such speed.
- Kazuo Ishiguro

2. Inasmuch as I am a spiritual man, I do believe in God - I think that He created anorder for the world; I believe that, in constantly bombarding Him with requests for miracles,we're also asking that He unravel the fabric of the world. A world of continuous miracleswould be a cartoon, not a world.
- Douglas Coupland, Hey Nostradamus!

2. unravel

verb. ['ənˈrævəl'] disentangle.

Synonyms

  • unsnarl
  • straighten out
  • disentangle
  • ravel out

Antonyms

  • entangle
  • snarl
  • agreement
  • outside

3. unravel

verb. ['ənˈrævəl'] become undone.

Synonyms

  • disintegrate
  • run

Antonyms

  • join
  • connect
  • attach
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