verb (used with object), un·rav·eled, un·rav·el·ing or (especially British) un·rav·elled, un·rav·el·ling.
verb (used without object), un·rav·eled, un·rav·el·ing or (especially British) un·rav·elled, un·rav·el·ling.
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Example sentences from the Web for unravel
That’s especially true for people who have been part of a tightly knit group that suddenly unravels.Social distancing for teens shouldn’t mean giving up your social life|Alison Pearce Stevens|December 11, 2020|Science News For Students
The new data set could help scientists unravel many mysteries about the universe’s expansion and the solar system’s future.This is the most precise 3D map of the Milky Way ever made|Neel Patel|December 3, 2020|MIT Technology Review
To unravel the processes that operated on early Earth, we developed computer models to replicate its once much hotter conditions.After 1.5 Billion Years in Flux, Here’s How a New, Stronger Crust Set the Stage for Life on Earth|Fabio A Capitanio|December 3, 2020|Singularity Hub
After a lackluster first half, with both offenses struggling, Indiana surged ahead as Tagovailoa’s afternoon unraveled.Maryland football, shorthanded but back in action after outbreak, is routed by No. 12 Indiana|Emily Giambalvo|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
Any number of things could ultimately unravel the Lakers’ plans.
So was Thomas Monath, the doctor who had just unraveled the natural history of Lassa fever.
She was becoming so unraveled and undone, so it was nice that she was forced into that old ray of dealing with clients.Kerry Washington’s Favorite ‘Scandal’ Season 3 Moments|Kerry Washington|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They allegedly ran their far-flung, online drug-slinging operation like a buttoned-down business—until it all unraveled.Feds Smoke Out Synthetic Weed Dealers’ Online Empire|Olivia Nuzzi|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For Socrates, the puzzle of politics and “ideology” could not be unraveled without understanding what ruled human souls.Everything Is Politics to the Right, Even Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death|James Poulos|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For a moment, the deal appeared to have unraveled, Morrissey reps said, over a “financial dispute” with Penguin.Bigmouth Strikes Again: Smiths Bassist Andy Rourke Tells All|Michael Moynihan|October 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The only way it can be unraveled is by finding the key that tells what the words stand for.The Radio Boys Trailing a Voice|Allen Chapman
And perhaps—or perhaps not—his British brain some day unraveled the meaning of cryptic retort.Superwomen|Albert Payson Terhune
The mystery was unraveled when she took me up to show me the room of the Receiving Officer which she wished to have cleaned.Woman in Prison|Caroline H. Woods
One was to cut the cable, and support one end in the water by a buoy until the rest could be unraveled.
Ewan was not himself: his heart was poisoned, or then and there he would have unraveled the devilish tangle of circumstance.The Deemster|Hall Caine