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straighten

verb

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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

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The first known use of straighten was in 1542

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“Straighten.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/straighten. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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