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straighten

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of straighten

  1. to cause to follow a line that is without bends or curls straighten that extension cord—it should be just long enough to reach the wall outlet Synonyms of straighten unbend, uncurl, unkink Words Related to straighten uncoil, unroll, unwind; disentangle, untangle, untwine, untwist Near Antonyms of straighten arc, bend, bow, hook, round; entwine, kink, swirl, turn, twine, twist; coil, loop, spiral, wind Antonyms of straighten bend, crook, curl, curve



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