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straightening

verb
present participle of straighten

Synonyms & Antonyms of straightening

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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straightened (up or out)

straightening

straightening (out)

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“Straightening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/straightening. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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