untangled

untangle

[uhn-tang-guhl]
verb (used with object), untangled, untangling.
1.
to bring out of a tangled state; disentangle; unsnarl.
2.
to straighten out or clear up (anything confused or perplexing).

Origin:
1540–50; un-2 + tangle

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untangle (ʌnˈtæŋɡəl)
 
vb
1.  to free from a tangled condition
2.  to free from perplexity or confusion

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untangle
1550, from un- (2) + tangle.
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