unbend

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To unfasten, as sails, from the spars or stays to which they are attached for use
To cease to be bent; to become straight or relaxed
To free from flexure; to make, or allow to become, straight; to loosen; as, to unbend a bow
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
To relax in exertion, attention, severity, or the like; hence, to indulge in mirth or amusement

He spent the afternoon shaping a swagger-stick from the branch of jarrah and talking with Miss La Rue, who had sufficiently unbent toward him to notice his existence.

To cast loose or untie, as a rope
{v} to relax, slacken, ease
To cast adrift or untie
free from flexure; "unbend a bow"
straighten up or out; make straight
unfasten, as a sail, from a spar or a stay
{f} cause to not be bent; cease being bent; release from tension, loosen, unfasten; straighten; become straight
make less tight; "relax the tension on the rope"
If someone unbends, their attitude becomes less strict than it was. In her dying days the old Queen unbent a little. unbent to relax and start behaving in a less formal way
weaken
release from mental strain, tension, or formality; "unbend the mind from absorbing too much information" free from flexure; "unbend a bow" unfasten, as a sail, from a spar or a stay
To cast-off or untie
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"
release from mental strain, tension, or formality; "unbend the mind from absorbing too much information"
unbending
inflexible and not yielding
unbent
Simple past tense and past participle of unbend
unbent
Not bent
unbending
{a} relaxing, easing, stiff
unbent
{a} relaxed, unstrung, unsubdued
To unbend
disbend
To unbend
unbow
unbending
very reserved, aloof and antisocial
unbending
{s} not bending, unyielding, inflexible, rigid
unbending
Devoted to relaxation or amusement
unbending
Unyielding in will; not subject to persuasion or influence; inflexible; resolute; applied to persons
unbending
If you describe a person or their behaviour as unbending, you mean that they have very strict beliefs and attitudes, which they are unwilling to change. He was rigid and unbending. her unbending opposition to the old regime. = inflexible. unwilling to change your opinions, decisions etc
unbending
Unyielding in nature; unchangeable; fixed; applied to abstract ideas; as, unbending truths
unbending
incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances; "a rigid disciplinarian"; "an inflexible law"; "an unbending will to dominate"
unbending
Not bending; not suffering flexure; not yielding to pressure; stiff; applied to material things
unbending
present participle of unbend
unbends
third person singular of unbend
unbent
Erect, upright, or straight
unbent
not bent; "looking for an unbent nail"; "trees with straight unbent trunks make the best lumber
unbent
past of unbend
unbent
not bent; "looking for an unbent nail"; "trees with straight unbent trunks make the best lumber"
unbent
erect in posture; "behind him sat old man Arthur; he was straight with something angry in his attitude"; "stood defiantly with unbowed back"
unbend
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