untwine


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Untwine \Un*twine"\, v. t. [1st pref. un- + twine.]
   To untwist; to separate, as that which is twined or twisted;
   to disentangle; to untie.
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         It requires a long and powerful counter sympathy in a
         nation to untwine the ties of custom which bind a
         people to the established and the old.   --Sir W.
                                                  Hamilton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Untwine \Un*twine"\, v. i.
   To become untwined. --Milton.
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