Definition of unravel:
hightail it, bunk, play, decipher, get to the bottom of, campaign, black market, feed, ply, reason, disentangle, ravel out, be given, pass, take to the woods, undo, course, fly the coop, persist, turn tail, clear up, explain, untangle, lam, move, break away, run for, run, scarper, prevail, operate, figure out, unwind, draw, tangle, lead, die hard, extricate, scat, track down, free, disengage, carry, ladder, disencumber, interpret, consort, unscramble, extend, ravel, range, hunt, melt, run away, resolve, dope out, melt down, endure, ask, work, execute, race, unpick, escape, head for the hills, hunt down, lean, bleed, knot, tend, unknot, function, incline, flow, guide, go.
Then he would read her letter over, burning every word of it upon his brain, until the piteous minor appeal would torture him once more and he would begin again to try to get hold of some thread of thought that would unravel this snarl and bring peace.- "Marcia Schuyler", Grace Livingston Hill Lutz.
- "Desert Love", Joan Conquest.
- "Some Principles of Maritime Strategy", Julian Stafford Corbett.