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Verb
Present participle for to tangle or entwine
Ravel the threads from the outside to the row of sewing machine stitches.”
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Present participle for to untangle or unravel something
“After finishing the embroidery, ravel out the threads of the canvas.”
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Present participle for to confuse or complicate (a question or situation)
“You'd best keep your nose out of my business and not ravel things further.”
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Present participle for unfold
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Present participle for mix up in a confused or untidy way
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Present participle for to wear away or cause damage through applied friction
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Present participle for to confound or perplex someone
Noun
Cotton, nylon, or other fibers spun into long, thin strands and used for sewing
“A poorly installed carpet may end up raveling at the edges or showing ripples.”
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