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Make or become unwound or untwisted.[with object] ‘Robyn untwined her fingers’
untwist, disentwine, disentangle, unravel, unsnarl, unwind, unroll, uncoil, unreel, undo, spread out, unfurl, lay out, unkinkunlayView synonyms
- ‘Hydrogen bonds are the perfect strength to hold DNA together under most situations, but are weak enough to form and break readily to enable DNA to untwine for replication.’
- ‘Only then could I reach the tangle, which I simply untwined before sliding down the rope to the deck.’
- ‘He set me down gently on my bed and untwined my arms from around his neck.’
- ‘I looked up at him to ask him to untwine his arms.’
- ‘She untwined the blanket from her legs and got up, walking to the washroom.’
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