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Word: unravel

Definition: disentangle; solve


Sentences Containing 'unravel'

""'Original airdate: November 10, 1998 Sipowicz, Medavoy and Martinez try to unravel the confusing information given by the suspect in the murder of a Pakistani man, who was found semi-naked in a park.
All my old doubts and apprehensions on that subject, all the Doctor's happiness and peace, all the mingled possibilities of innocence and compromise, that I could not unravel, I saw, in a moment, at the mercy of this fellow's twisting.
Amidst an armed insurrection, the end of Soviet support in 1990, and a concurrent move towards multi-party politics across Africa, the WPE's power began to unravel, and the party officially renounced Marxism and declared itself in favor of a mixed economy.
At her funeral, the actors, each a suspect, examine their relationships with her in order to unravel the mystery of her demise.
Azeri commander Suret Huseynov and his 709th brigade, which had been tasked to defending the Murov Mountains, had retreated to Ganja after political and military problems began to unravel upon in the battlefield.
But to unravel the mystery of their destiny, they must first stop an apocalyptic war, reveal a dark conspiracy, and prevent a powerful sorcerer from severing the human and legendary realms forever.
But when Thomas becomes ill, the family fear that the progress Kyle has made is about to unravel… Casting.
Despite the heavy presence of pro-American figures in the cabinet and Quwatli's initially warm ties with the US, relations between the two countries began to unravel amid the nascent Cold War and the view that Quwatli was becoming a detriment to US interests in the region.
Entirely free from any desire to weave a web wherewith to veil the clouds that overhang the vista of our troubled past, he yet sought to unravel the skein with all the patience of a true craftsman; in the hope that those that come after might learn to avoid the hate and passion, which too often in bygone years confused it in the winding."
He was in a weak position and relied on a coalition with other parties that could easily unravel and force King Victor Emmanuel III to dismiss him.
If I give you any clue to what I am, or to what I have been, you will unravel it, I know.
In 2003, the IRS itself sued Jenkens Gilchrist. Facing a crushing potential liability, the firm began to unravel.
In the present day, Pierre Lamontagne (Lothaire Bluteau) searches for his brother Marc (Pierre Goyette) to help unravel a family mystery.
Little by little, the mysteries surrounding Anthy, Akio and the duels start to unravel.
Once only had I known him to fail, in the case of the King of Bohemia and of the Irene Adler photograph; but when I looked back to the weird business of the Sign of Four, and the extraordinary circumstances connected with the Study in Scarlet, I felt that it would be a strange tangle indeed which he could not unravel.
Some of his early collaborations with Beaumont were later revised by Massinger, adding another layer of complexity to unravel.
The general observations treasured up by a course of experience, give us the clue of human nature, and teach us to unravel all its intricacies.
The Penguins began to unravel in the second period, committing five minor penalties in the frame.
The plot began to unravel following the delivery of an anonymous letter to William Parker, 4th Baron Monteagle, warning him to stay away from Parliament.
This event is an attempt to create a base of students of technological, management and other reputed institutes, to address the problems of rural India and unravel them via a socio-managerial vision.
This fashion was also shown at the 2007 ACM SIGGRAPH Unravel fashion show in San Diego, California.
To walk the path to liberation is to unravel and reorganize the entangled and disharmonious psycho-physical structures formed in the course of the path of unskillful action and the principal means by which this is achieved is Yoga, a central feature of Indian religions.
When entrepreneur Greg Lockland arrives in California to attend his parents' funeral, his world begins to unravel.
When Namulith decided to forcefully marry Kushana to form a single empire under his rule she initially feigns acceptance but later rejects him and his proposal. His grand designs start to unravel.
Zach Osler, a high school classmate of Loughner's, and his closest friend, indicated that Loughner's life began to unravel after his high school girlfriend broke up with him.

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