verb (used with object), un·wove, un·wo·ven, un·weav·ing.
to undo, take apart, or separate (something woven); unravel.
You can debunk something, but why can’t you bunk something?
As readers, we recognize prefixes, like dis-, in-, non- and un-, as expressing negation. We immediately know that “unfair” means “not fair.” However, there are some clear exceptions to these rules. Such anomalies can cause confusion for a few reasons. For one, the prefix in- also literally means in, such as inquire, inclose, and insure. The word impromptu for instance comes directly from the Latin …
extricate, unravel, disentangle, unscramble, unwind, loosen, free, untangle, untwist, untwine, unsnarl, unbraid, explain, solve, disencumber, disembroil
Origin of unweave
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Florence sunk into the chair shuddering; she had no strength to unweave the ominous wreath from her head.Fashion and Famine
Ann S. Stephens
It is to unweave a stuff, to draw out thread by thread, so as to separate the gold.