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He picked it up and flexed it a bit, as a man might flex a rapier to test its material.

The function of this tendon is to flex the foot at the fetlock.

The Russians flex their 200-men muscles in an enclave in the Pristina airport.

Her face was perfectly smooth, without a single hint of give or flex.

When he was lying, he could flex the thigh and the legs slowly and feebly.

I don't quite understand why this flex is so long, but I can make a shrewd guess.

Now you understand why the flex of the telephone is so long.

Don't you see how I'll have to flex my muscles—like this—to show you how strong I am?

Flex the wrist with the fingers extended, and again with the fingers in the fist.

On the back of the thigh, runs another great group of muscles, which bend or flex the limb when they shorten.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, probably a back-formation from flexible. Related: Flexed; flexing.

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