splays

present tense third-person singular of splay
as in spreads
to cause to move outward and apart He sat with his legs splayed apart. She splayed her fingers to show off her manicure.

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“Splays.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/splays. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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