to bring or come out of a twisted condition.
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How to use untwist in a sentence
The children stood round in a circle, and the hoop was twisted up tightly and then let to untwist itself slowly.Marjorie's Busy Days | Carolyn Wells
Bartley watched Cheyenne untwist a piece of soft rope and make a pair of serviceable hobbles.Partners of Chance | Henry Herbert Knibbs
I lutined their hair so nicely for them that when they woke they could not untwist it, and had to cut it off!The Fairies and the Christmas Child | Lilian Gask
Cymon began to untwist some of Owen's work; and Owen bore this trial of his patience with good temper.
In so doing the thread is apt to untwist itself, and wants constantly re-twisting.Art in Needlework | Lewis F. Day