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synonyms for flatten

  • crush
  • raze
  • smash
  • straighten
  • abrade
  • compress
  • debase
  • deflate
  • depress
  • fell
  • floor
  • flush
  • grade
  • ground
  • lay
  • plane
  • plaster
  • prostrate
  • roll
  • smooth
  • squash
  • subdue
  • trample
  • beat down
  • even out
  • iron out
  • knock down
  • lay low
  • mow down
  • spread out
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antonyms for flatten

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  • lose
  • blow up
  • erect
  • expand
  • incite
  • increase
  • lift
  • raise
  • break
  • elevate
  • round
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How to use flatten in a sentence

Unlike many fish alive today, Tiktaalik had a flattened skull and elongated snout that would have made traditional suction feeding difficult.
THIS ANCIENT FISH-CROCODILE MASHUP SNARED ITS PREY USING A KEY ADAPTATIONKATE BAGGALEYFEBRUARY 3, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The idea is to slow it until enough of the population has been vaccinated, he said, comparing it with early efforts to “flatten the curve” to prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed.
U.S. RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS VARIANTS EMPHASIZES MASKS AND VACCINES INSTEAD OF LOCKDOWNSFENIT NIRAPPIL, BRITTANY SHAMMASFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In data from powerlifting competitions, for example, progress also seems to flatten out after about a year, even though the powerlifters are presumably following far more sophisticated and rigorous periodized training plans.
THE DATA BEHIND A ONCE-A-WEEK STRENGTH ROUTINEALEX HUTCHINSONFEBRUARY 2, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Turn the chicken over and place it cut side down and, pressing firmly with your hands on the skin side, flatten the chicken.
AROMATIC ROASTED CHICKEN WITH HOMEMADE ADOBO IS AN UPDATED TAKE ON A CLASSIC MEALCHRISTIAN VAZQUEZJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We shouldn’t flatten every kind of villainy into a kind of broad evil that’s easy to dismiss.
CAN CAPTAIN AMERICA SERVE TWO DRAMATICALLY DIFFERENT VERSIONS OF AMERICA?AJA ROMANOJANUARY 12, 2021VOX
Across the Midwest, extreme storms flattened crops and tore up buildings.
AFTER A RECORD 22 BILLION-DOLLAR DISASTERS IN 2020, US DISASTER POLICY NEEDS REFORMDEB NIEMEIERJANUARY 8, 2021QUARTZ
Meanwhile, rents in many areas are now flattening or falling as people turn their backs on pricey urban apartments.
AMAZON PLEDGES $2 BILLION FOR AFFORDABLE HOMES NEAR U.S. CITIESVERNE KOPYTOFFJANUARY 6, 2021FORTUNE
In the early months of the pandemic, authorities urged the public to “flatten the curve” by following stay-at-home orders to give hospitals time to expand their capacity and protect their staffs.
LOS ANGELES IS RUNNING OUT OF OXYGEN FOR PATIENTS AS COVID HOSPITALIZATIONS HIT RECORD HIGHS NATIONWIDEFENIT NIRAPPIL, WILLIAM WANJANUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Looking back, Washington Coach Ron Rivera realized Young could lead late in camp when he flattened Hall of Fame running back Adrian Peterson in a goal-line drill.
CHASE YOUNG’S UPBRINGING MADE HIM A ‘CRAZY UNUSUAL’ LEADER, AND WASHINGTON IS ALREADY FOLLOWINGSAM FORTIERJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We don’t need to flatten emissions—we need to eliminate them as rapidly as possible.
THE PANDEMIC TAUGHT US HOW NOT TO DEAL WITH CLIMATE CHANGEJAMES TEMPLEJANUARY 1, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
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WORDS RELATED TO FLATTEN

  • drive
  • elbow
  • flatten
  • force
  • jostle
  • level
  • press
  • propel
  • push
  • raze
  • shove
  • thrust
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