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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OTHER WORDS FROM unravelun·rav·el·er; especially British, un·rav·el·ler, nounun·rav·el·ment, noun
Example sentences from the Web for unravel
When the spruce was still horizontal early in the process, one of the workers who was unraveling the branches spotted the creature buried in the base of the tree, Kalish said.A tiny owl was saved after getting stuck in the Rockefeller Center tree: ‘It’s the Christmas miracle of 2020’|Andrea Salcedo|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
If we study 1,640-meter-long Bennu and other asteroids like it in deep detail, we can potentially unravel how the ingredients that lead to the formation of planets like Earth—and, eventually, life—come together.A NASA spacecraft is about to scoop up some asteroid rubble|Neel Patel|October 14, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The results here could help unravel the neural processes behind replay that explain why some of our memories degrade, whereas others last a lifetime.How a Memory Quirk of the Human Brain Can Galvanize AI|Shelly Fan|September 28, 2020|Singularity Hub
While they can certainly expect Republicans to claim foul, if Democrats can pass popular changes while in power, it may be hard for conservatives to justify unraveling them over time.
She’s also departing as the city continues to unravel a major budget crunch tied to the coronavirus pandemic.
The short version is that political, cultural, and even economic power has been decentralizing and unraveling for a long time.
It is not surprising that these images should be showing up during a time of unraveling of job security.Nightmares in Face Paint: Why We’ll Always Be Afraid of Clowns|Oliver Jones|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The official Malaysian account of the last contacts made to and received by Flight MH370 is unraveling.Malaysia’s Sinister Timeline for Flight 370 Unravels|Clive Irving|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Part of his Turin unraveling was that Miller clearly did not go in with the Olympic spirit he brought to Salt Lake City.The Can't-Miss Sochi Showdown: Bode Miller And Ted Ligety|Jake Bright|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dept. of Speculation is a story that seems to take place over a series of months, about an unraveling urban marriage.The Daily Grind of Domesticity in Jenny Offill’s ‘Dept. of Speculation’|Andrea Walker|February 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Are we capable of unraveling the profound and awful mysteries of divine providence?Notes on the Book of Deuteronomy, Volume I|Charles Henry Mackintosh
The story, exquisitely told, of two men and two women, and of the unraveling of their strangely tangled love-affairs.
I naturally told him about the cipher and what its unraveling would mean.The Boy Scouts' Mountain Camp|John Henry Goldfrap
But there were no results and at last the district attorney began to despair of unraveling the mystery.The Mark of Cain|Carolyn Wells
Already she had shown marked ability in the same line herself by unraveling two baffling mysteries the preceding summer.The Mystery of the Secret Band|Edith Lavell