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  • verb Present participle of untwine.

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Examples

  • It's about the very untwining of the ties that shelter civilization from the dominance of self-interest.

    Marshall Fine: Movie Review: Carnage

  • It's about the very untwining of the ties that shelter civilization from the dominance of self-interest.

    Marshall Fine: Movie Review: Carnage

  • It's about the very untwining of the ties that shelter civilization from the dominance of self-interest.

    Marshall Fine: Movie Review: Carnage

  • She looked off into the distance, fingers twining and untwining.

    Best Friends Forever

  • She looked off into the distance, fingers twining and untwining.

    Best Friends Forever

  • She looked off into the distance, fingers twining and untwining.

    Best Friends Forever

  • The twister feathered into a ropy funnel, its vortices untwining like the pulled threads of a string.

    Storm Warning

  • I keep stirring up the recalcitrant fire, and when I throw my plastic coffee cup in with the new kindling it perches intact on a log for a strangely long time, as though uncertain what to do, until in a somehow reluctant, almost creaturely way it dents, collapses, and decomposes to a dark slime untwining itself on the stone hearth.

    Firedoglake » Requiem

  • After a moment, he tried to recall exactly what he had done in Tempre, the puzzlelike untwining of the Talent energy.

    Soarer's Choice

  • The threads were continuing to move, twining and untwining, slithering, pulsating …

    Dark Allies

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