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English definition of “ravel”

ravel

verb (CONFUSE)    /ˈræv.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-) (also ravel sth up) formal
[I or T] to become or to make someone or something become more confused : Mark's interference merely ravelled the situation further .
(Definition of ravel verb (CONFUSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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