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1‘I untangled the fishing tackle’
disentangle, unravel, unsnarl, unjumble, straighten out, sort out, untwist, untwine, untie, unknot, undo
2‘I started to try and untangle the mystery’
solve, find an answer to, find the answer to, answer, find a solution to, find the solution to, resolve, work out, puzzle out, fathom, understand, find the key to, decipher, clear up, make easier to understand, make simpler, make plainer, clarify, make more comprehensible, make more intelligible, remove the complexities from, straighten out, sort out, get to the bottom of, make head or tail of, unravel, disentangle, unfold, piece together, simplify, explain, expound, elucidate, illuminate
informal figure out, suss out, crack
complicate, confuse, cloud
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