Related to Unentangle: untangle


v. t.1.To disentangle.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The idea here is that when things become entangled it is in principle possible to unentangle them by very costly, nearly impossible experimental procedures.
And yet, the more he reads of fear in the scriptures, the more the concept is converted for him until he finally proclaims, as if he can once again breathe, "How fully then, O my abundant God, how gently, O my sweet, my easy God, dost thou unentangle me in any scruple arising out of the consideration of thy fear!" Moments of conversion like this one, as David Marno explains in his recent examination of Donne's Holy Sonnets, "represent the process of seeking faith by making the reader experience what it feels like to think a thought." (1) These are moments in which Donne practices and advocates for a kind of "attentiveness" which is "not an accidental feature," but a "devotional mode of thinking." (2)