unbend


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Synonyms for unbend

Synonyms for unbend

to take repose by ceasing work or other effort for an interval of time

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straighten up or out

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unfasten, as a sail, from a spar or a stay

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free from flexure

make less taut

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become less tense, rest, or take one's ease

release from mental strain, tension, or formality

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Then, by letting the unclamped end go, much as if releasing a catapult, they duplicated what would happen if a hypothetical strand had broken and its still-clamped portion were then free to unbend.
When heated, the sheet lofts, or expands, to five times its original thickness as the glass fibers attempt to unbend from their compressed state in the consolidated blank.
It is hard for my mother to unbend herself after so long.
A spell in front of the make-up mirror is hardly a crime, but you do need to be able to unbend.
At the end of the unfruitful day, it was hard to unbend her fingers, she says.