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  • noun Plural form of unraveling.; Alternative spelling of unravellings.

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Examples

  • Getting older is a series of mild physical unravelings—every passing year, you are not as strong, not as fast, that drop shot that was reachable in your twenties seems a thousand miles away.

    Game, Set, Match: Life as a Tennis Loser

  • The biology of such unravelings is surprisingly well understood.

    Slaying the Meltdown Monster

  • The bullets shear through the metal, almost without deviation, and they whack the citizens so hard they are fluffy puffs, gossamer unravelings, oozy twists of pink mist before they know it.

    Dead Zero

  • Emily Dickinson is certainly never going to be an easy poet to understand, but her dense, poignant lyrics are now a lot more accessible to ordinary readers thanks to Vendler's unravelings.

    Helen Vendler's new commentary on Emily Dickinson, reviewed by Michael Dirda

  • The bullets shear through the metal, almost without deviation, and they whack the citizens so hard they are fluffy puffs, gossamer unravelings, oozy twists of pink mist before they know it.

    Dead Zero

  • They give another dimension to the theme of knittings and unravelings within families and societies, of connecting and letting go.

    Ann Hood's 'The Red Thread,' about Chinese adoption, reviewed by Reeve Lindbergh

  • Before anything can be settled, DBSI's investors are left to deal with one of the hairiest legal unravelings in real-estate history.

    DBSI Failure Shows Spread of Turmoil in Real Estate

  • The truth of the body, its knots and unravelings, its secrets of release.

    Blue Nude

  • We will never know what further unravelings, what greater malevolence might have come in that time of furies turned loose and hearts turned cold.

    CNN Transcript Dec 30, 2006

  • I, who have left speechless entire roomfuls of itinerant journalists and shadowy international entrepreneurs with my unprecedented unravelings of certain passages of Finnegans Wake?

    Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates

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