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disentwine

[ dis-en-twahyn ]
/ ˌdɪs ɛnˈtwaɪn /
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verb (used with or without object), dis·en·twined, dis·en·twin·ing.
to bring or come out of an entwined or intertwined state; untwine.
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Origin of disentwine

First recorded in 1805–15; dis-1 + entwine
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How to use disentwine in a sentence

  • Norman gathered the boy up, and as soon as he could disentwine his little arms from about his neck, turned him toward Keith.

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British Dictionary definitions for disentwine

disentwine
/ (ˌdɪsɪnˈtwaɪn) /

verb
to become or cause to become untwined; unwind
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