untwist


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Untwist \Un*twist"\, v. t. [1st pref. un- + twist.]
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   1. To separate and open, as twisted threads; to turn back, as
      that which is twisted; to untwine.
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            If one of the twines of the twist do untwist,
            The twine that untwisteth, untwisteth the twist.
                                                  --Wallis.
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   2. To untie; to open; to disentangle. --Milton.
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