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1. disentangled, loosened, unsnarled

straightened out

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of loosened
to make or become less tight, fixed, etc
2. (often foll by up)
to make or become less firm, compact, or rigid
3. (transitive)
to untie
4. (transitive)
to let loose; set free
5. (often foll by up)
to make or become less strict, severe, etc
6. (transitive)
to rid or relieve (the bowels) of constipation

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see synonyms of loosened
verb transitive, verb intransitive
to make or become loose or looser
; specif.,
to free from confinement or restraint; unbind, unfasten, etc.
to make less taut, less compact, etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of loosened
To become loose or looser: My shoelace has loosened.
v. loos·ened, loos·en·ing, loos·ens
1. To make looser or less tight: loosened his tie; loosened her grip on the rope.
2. To free from restraint, pressure, or strictness: loosened the requirements for graduation.
3. To free (the bowels) from constipation.

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