ravelment
noun see ravel I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ravelment — [rav′əl mənt] n. a raveling or becoming raveled; esp., entanglement or complication …   English World dictionary

  • ravelment — /rav euhl meuhnt/, n. entanglement; confusion. [1825 35; RAVEL + MENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • ravelment — n. entanglement, confusion, complication …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ravelment — rav·el·ment …   English syllables

  • ravelment — /ˈrævəlmənt/ (say ravuhlmuhnt) noun Rare entanglement; confusion …   Australian English dictionary

  • ravelment — ˈravəlmənt noun ( s) : ravel, tangle …   Useful english dictionary

  • ravel — I. verb ( eled or elled; eling or ravelling) Etymology: Dutch rafelen, from rafel loose thread Date: 1582 transitive verb 1. a. to separate or undo the texture of ; unravel …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • confusion — n 1. disarray, disorganization, disarrangement, derangement, confusedness; jumble, mess, Inf. stew, huddle.Scot. Inf. guddle, mix up, snafu,//?/ foul up, Sl. ballup, Brit. Si. balls up. 2. disorder, upheaval, turmoil, moil, tumult, Brit. Dial.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • unravelment — un·ravelment …   English syllables

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