"untangle" in the verb sense
1. extricate, untangle, disentangle, disencumber
release from entanglement of difficulty
"I cannot extricate myself from this task"
2. unravel, unknot, unscramble, untangle, unpick
become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
"unravel the thread"
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