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unravel

1. verb solve, explain2. verb be solved, explained3. verb begin to fail4. verb unpick, untangle (threads etc)5. verb (of threads etc) come undone 1 verb solve, explain TRANSITIVEfuascail verb  c m uscaoil verb  c m ushe unravelled the secret scaoil sí an rún, léirigh sí an rúnhe unravelled the mystery of the lost keys d'fhuascail sé mistéir na n-eochracha caillte, réitigh sé rúndiamhair na n-eochracha a bhí ar iarraidh 2 verb be solved, explained INTRANSITIVEnocht verb  c m uforbair verb  c m uthe plot unravels slowly nochtar an plota go mall, léirítear an plota go mall, cuirtear an plota i láthair go mall
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3 verb begin to fail INTRANSITIVEtit as a chéileteip verb  c m uthe plan unravelled thit an plean as a chéile, thit an tóin as an bplean, theip ar an bplean 4 verb unpick, untangle (threads etc) TRANSITIVEscaoil verb  c m ufuascail verb  c m ushe unravelled the knot scaoil sí an tsnaidhm, d'fhuascail sí an tsnaidhmhe unravelled the jumper rois sé an geansaí, scaoil sé an geansaí 5 verb (of threads etc) come undone INTRANSITIVEscaoil verb  c m urois verb  c m uthe strands all unravelled scaoil na snáitheanna go léir, rois na snáitheanna go léir