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Unbend

Un`bend´   Pronunciation: ŭn`bĕnd´
v. t.1.To free from flexure; to make, or allow to become, straight; to loosen; as, to unbend a bow.
[imp. & p. p. Unbent (ŭn*bĕnt"); p. pr. & vb. n. Unbending.]
2.A remit from a strain or from exertion; to set at ease for a time; to relax; as, to unbend the mind from study or care.
You do unbend your noble strength.
- Shak.
3.(Naut.) To unfasten, as sails, from the spars or stays to which they are attached for use.
v. i.1.To cease to be bent; to become straight or relaxed.
2.To relax in exertion, attention, severity, or the like; hence, to indulge in mirth or amusement.
Verb1.unbend - straighten up or out; make straight
Synonyms: straighten
2.unbend - unfasten, as a sail, from a spar or a stay
3.unbend - free from flexure; "unbend a bow"
Antonyms:
twist, bend, deform, flex, turn - cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"
4.unbend - make less tight; "relax the tension on the rope"
Synonyms: relax
5.unbend - become less tense, rest, or take one's ease; "He relaxed in the hot tub"; "Let's all relax after a hard day's work"
6.unbend - release from mental strain, tension, or formality; "unbend the mind from absorbing too much information"
abate, bate, bend, disentangle, ease, ease off, ease up, extend, flatten, give, give way, let down, let up, let up on, loose, loosen, loosen up, mitigate, put straight, rectify, relax, relent, remit, set straight, sit up, slack, slack off, slack up, slacken, slake, slow down, smooth, stand up, straighten, straighten out, straighten up, submit, unbrace, uncurl, unkink, unlax, unsnarl, unstrain, unstring, unwind, yield
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