DISENTANGLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DISENTANGLE
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 v.  separate things that have become joined or confused
Classic Sentence:
1  Gerty Farish was not a close enough reader of character to disentangle the mixed threads of which Lily's philanthropy was woven.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
2  "Permit me," he said bending over and disentangling the flounce.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
3  "Hush," he said, disentangling her frantic grip and pulling a clean handkerchief from his pocket.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVII
4  In the distance, a great white mass lazily rose, and rising higher and higher, and disentangling itself from the azure, at last gleamed before our prow like a snow-slide, new slid from the hills.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 59. Squid.
5  It is probable that he, also, was disentangling from amid the vague ideas of a poor man, ignorant of everything, something excessive.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
6  The traces were disentangled, and a few slaps on the nose forced the skewbald to draw back a little; after which the teams were straightened out and separated.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER V
7  Having disentangled his leg, he rose.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX
8  She told him that her only hope of getting their affairs disentangled now lay in his marrying Julie Karagina.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VIII
9  After a long spell of effort, I succeeded in getting my cart righted, my oxen disentangled, and again yoked to the cart.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
Example Sentence:
1  It's difficult to disentangle hard fact from myth, or truth from lies.
2  It's very difficult to disentangle fact from fiction in what she's saying.
3  I finally managed to disentangle myself from perplexity.
4  It is important to disentangle all the factors that may be causing your stress.
5  It's not easy to disentangle the truth from the official statistics.
6  It's impossible to disentangle the myth from reality.
7  However, in the public sector, resource management considerations are usually much more difficult to disentangle from policy.
8  Shake your rope and let it disentangle gradually.