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untangle

un·tan·gle

untangle

pronunciation:
uhn taeng gl
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: untangled, untangles, untangling
definition 1: to free from a tangled or snarled condition; disentangle.
antonyms:
entangle, tangle
definition 2: to make order out of; straighten out.
She untangled the mess in our office.