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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of untangle.

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Examples

  • So her study untangles the effects of sports participation from other confounding factors — school size, climate, social and personal differences among athletes — and comes far closer to determining a cause and effect relationship between high school sports participation and achievement later in life.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Impact of Title IX

  • He enters the kitchen, lifts the phone, untangles the curled cord.

    Amaryllis in Blueberry

  • Memo to President Obama: before your administration finally untangles itself from the Gordian knot of its contradictory Libya policy, I am rooting for the French Foreign Legion to be on the outskirts of Tripoli laying siege to Gadaffi and Sons, Inc. with France's adventurous President Nicolas Sarkozy earning the credit.

    Amb. Marc Ginsberg: "No Vacancy" at Sarkozy's Club Med

  • He enters the kitchen, lifts the phone, untangles the curled cord.

    Amaryllis in Blueberry

  • Memo to President Obama: before your administration finally untangles itself from the Gordian knot of its contradictory Libya policy, I am rooting for the French Foreign Legion to be on the outskirts of Tripoli laying siege to Gadaffi and Sons, Inc. with France's adventurous President Nicolas Sarkozy earning the credit.

    Amb. Marc Ginsberg: "No Vacancy" at Sarkozy's Club Med

  • Memo to President Obama: before your administration finally untangles itself from the Gordian knot of its contradictory Libya policy, I am rooting for the French Foreign Legion to be on the outskirts of Tripoli laying siege to Gadaffi and Sons, Inc. with France's adventurous President Nicolas Sarkozy earning the credit.

    Amb. Marc Ginsberg: "No Vacancy" at Sarkozy's Club Med

  • While John's raven story untangles a scientific mystery, Colleen's tale reveals quite a bit about what high-pressure fieldwork can do to a marriage.

    Coming of Age as a Bird of Prey

  • 'You got to, Bill, or you're a dog,' Bill says, lookin 'love at me in his eyes as the referee's grip untangles us clear.

    CHAPTER X

  • He enters the kitchen, lifts the phone, untangles the curled cord.

    Amaryllis in Blueberry

  • Memo to President Obama: before your administration finally untangles itself from the Gordian knot of its contradictory Libya policy, I am rooting for the French Foreign Legion to be on the outskirts of Tripoli laying siege to Gadaffi and Sons, Inc. with France's adventurous President Nicolas Sarkozy earning the credit.

    Amb. Marc Ginsberg: "No Vacancy" at Sarkozy's Club Med

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