Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of unbend.
  • adjective Not bent
  • adjective Erect, upright, or straight

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective erect in posture
  • adjective not bent

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Examples

  • "unbent," as Harry said, and joined in the mirth; and Janet had enough to do to reason them into quietness when bed-time came.

    Janet's Love and Service

  • Not a line of her face softened, not a feature unbent.

    IN THE FOREST OF THE NORTH

  • But it arrived eventually, in quite good condition – no markings or highlighting, cover straight and unbent, only one random sticker on the cover.

    A Practical English Grammar « Books « Literacy News

  • I unbent my limbs, slowly lifted the little treasure, breathed deep the pollen, and last of all – the most important part – I lifted my mismatched eyes.

    Blackbird Pie « A Fly in Amber

  • But she has only just started toddling, arms up, legs unbent, back down on her chubby bum at the first sign of wobble.

    Here Comes the Night

  • Weapons were lowered, bows unbent, and arrows put back in their quivers.

    THE PROUD GOAT OFALOYSIUS PANKBURN

  • Malemute Kid's frightful concoction did its work; the men of the camps and trails unbent in its genial glow, and jest and song and tales of past adventure went round the board.

    TO THE MAN ON THE TRAIL

  • By the time the sloop's deck was perpendicular, we had unbent the boom-lift from below, made it fast to the wharf, and, with the other end fast nearly to the mast-head, heaved it taut with block and tackle.

    SMALL-BOAT SAILING

  • Malemute Kid's frightful concoction did its work; the men of the camps and trails unbent in its genial glow, and jest and song and tales of past adventure went round the board.

    To The Man on the Trail

  • But she has only just started toddling, arms up, legs unbent, back down on her chubby bum at the first sign of wobble.

    Archive 2009-03-01

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