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adjective as in not straight

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The national curve of new cases is far from flat — mostly turning vertical, she noted — and the Washington region is “unfortunately catching up with other states.”

Eventually he and the mathematician Zsolt Lángi devised a new conjecture that sketched out the curve of all possible three-dimensional mosaics like this.

So in other words, you’re obviously doing a lot, you’re doing a lot more than you were and you, and you’re still, by that count way behind the curve.

Once you begin to carry a spear gun, an experienced dive partner and mentor will shorten the learning curve and help ensure a safe dive.

Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity separately describes gravity as curves in the space-time fabric.

The Spanish countryside, full of stone ruins and curving green hills, is a perfect hiking spot.

Renowned author Dan Brown smiled, the ends of his mouth curving upwards in a physical expression of pleasure.

Sometimes they cut spiral strips from the curving horns of a mountain sheep, and steamed them straight.

She grew frightened at Tessas stillness; there was not one sympathetic line in the stern curving of her lips.

These were generally of simpler design, and adorned only with the series of doubly curving lines known as wave ornaments.

From the river, curving past the statue of an Indian administrator, came a string of country people with baskets on their heads.

Mr. Bradford called Roly's attention to the long stretch of treeless gravel curving to the west.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to curving, such as: crooked, curved, meandering, sinuous, twisting, and winding.

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