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synonyms for refract

  • angle
  • arch
  • bow
  • buckle
  • camber
  • careen
  • circle
  • contort
  • crimp
  • crinkle
  • crook
  • crouch
  • curl
  • deflect
  • deform
  • detour
  • double
  • droop
  • flex
  • genuflect
  • hook
  • incline
  • incurvate
  • lean
  • loop
  • pervert
  • round
  • spiral
  • stoop
  • swerve
  • tilt
  • turn
  • twist
  • veer
  • verge
  • warp
  • waver
  • wilt
  • wind
  • yaw
  • zigzag
  • angle away
  • angle off
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antonyms for refract

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  • beautify
  • rise
  • smooth
  • straighten
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This supernatural-looking glass refracted tricky golden beams, absorbing tesseracts of analogue and HD-video projections, dosing the audience with what felt like liquid LSD submerged in a blazing infinity pool.
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While Spears was reportedly more in control on that record than any other, Blackout succeeds in part because she’s a mysterious presence at its core, her signature wail refracted by effects and shrouded in synths.
BRITNEY SPEARS’ POP LEGACY GOES WAY BEYOND HER MUSICMAURA JOHNSTONJULY 21, 2021TIME
When there’s artificial light to help guide you to an island, you don’t hone your other skills, like understanding birds or seeing the ocean refracting off the islands.
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These stories shift and evolve, refracted through the values of the societies that retell them.
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For example, each one of the billions of droplets in a rainbow conveys a different color when the sun refracts through it.
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In Josephine Lee’s underwater video, a diver punctuates the action, but her splash is secondary to the steady undulations of currents and refracted light.
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Ions in the air act like drops of mist; they refract sunshine and make rainbows after rain.
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In the Phædrus, which is the supplement of the Symposion, he made it refract something approaching the splendor of truth revealed.
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Because they refract the rays of light in the same manner as the rain drops.
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I must get these reds to balance, or the whole thing will never refract properly at all.
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