Harsh and rough, he compelled admiration for his delight in work, his aptitude in disentangling affairs, his desire of continually augmenting the wealth of the state, and his regard for the public welfare without forgetting his own.
To the study of Scottish history Mr Lang brought a scholarly care for detail, a piquant literary style, and a gift for disentangling complicated questions.
There is great difficulty, due to a confused statement of Suidas, in disentangling the works and even the personalities of these Philostrati.
4 Bacon (Story of St Paul, p. 198) and Clemen both assign part of the epistle to the Caesarean imprisonment, the former disentangling iv.
Disentangling a thorny bush from her jeans, she pushed on until she spotted a bush with dark blue berries.