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Word: ravel

Definition: fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist


More Vocab Words

::: dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
::: mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
::: natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
::: barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
::: fundamental - basic; primary; essential
::: cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
::: forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
::: truncate - cut the top off; shorten
::: detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor
::: babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.