- to bring or come out of a twined condition.
Origin of untwine
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Related Wordsloosen, unravel, unfurl, disengage, extricate, untangle, untie, detach, emancipate, unscramble, unwind, disentangle, free, untwist, unweave, untwine, unsnarl, unbraid, loose, slacken
Examples from the Web for untwine
And there he held her for long, lingering minutes, loath to untwine his arms.The Red Debt
You do need assistance,” she replied, endeavoring to untwine the vines twisted about his shoulders, “now turn around.The Bondwoman
Marah Ellis Ryan
When they had once seen it, they began to untwine their coils and to crawl toward it, like young girls hurrying to the bath.
And they had parted in the hey-day of youth, young and ardent, with arms passionately loth to untwine.Fort Amity
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Untwine me from the mass / Of deeds which make up life, one deed / Power shall fall short in or exceed.