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    ravel - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ravel

    Definition
    (noun) French composer and exponent of Impressionism (1875-1937)
    Synonyms : maurice ravel
    Definition
    (noun) a row of unravelled stitches
    Synonyms : ladder , run
    Example Sentence
    • she got a run in her stocking
    Definition
    (verb) disentangle
    Synonyms : ravel out , unravel
    Example Sentence
    • can you unravel the mystery?
    Definition
    (verb) tangle or complicate
    Synonyms : knot , tangle
    Example Sentence
    • a ravelled story
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for ravel

You will entangle(ravel) your RIVAL with ropes

to UNRAVEL a mystery is to SOLVE a mystery...hence RAVEL implies to ENTANGLE or to COMPLICATE..

ravel::navel...one fall into love of NAVEL of women..he will ravel his life

ravel...DERIVED FROM RAFAL..MEANS A LOOSE THREAD..AND THREADS FALL APART INTO DIFFERENT TANGLES.

As the situation "ReVEAL"ed its true identity it is raveled.

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open the knot.(in hindi=kholna),in telugu mudi vippadam.

ravel means unwinding a twist. REVEAL also has the same meaning. these words sound similar and also has same meaning.

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