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synonyms for straighten up

  • bathe
  • brush
  • cleanse
  • clear up
  • disinfect
  • dredge
  • dust
  • mop
  • pick
  • pick up
  • rinse
  • scrape
  • scrub
  • soak
  • spruce up
  • sweep
  • vacuum
  • wash
  • wipe
  • bath
  • blot
  • cauterize
  • clarify
  • deodorize
  • deterge
  • edulcorate
  • erase
  • expunge
  • expurgate
  • flush
  • hackle
  • launder
  • lave
  • neaten
  • polish
  • purge
  • purify
  • rake
  • rasp
  • refine
  • sanitize
  • scald
  • scour
  • shampoo
  • soap
  • sponge
  • sterilize
  • swab
  • whisk
  • winnow
  • absterge
  • clear the decks
  • depurate
  • do up
  • elutriate
  • rout out
  • shake out
  • tidy up
On this page you'll find 527 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to straighten up, such as: bathe, brush, cleanse, clear up, disinfect, and dredge.

antonyms for straighten up

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  • dirty
  • worsen
  • foul
  • pollute
  • soil
  • stain
  • deny
  • disagree
  • oppose
  • prevent
  • refuse
  • reject
  • disobey
  • disregard
  • forget
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • differ
  • fight
  • mismatch
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    How to use straighten up in a sentence

    Hurry and shave, you know how smooth Jasper Jones' chin always looks, and then straighten up this room.
    TIME ENOUGH AT LASTLYN VENABLE
    "Well, I think we had better go in and take some peaches and straighten up that disorderly house," said the elder sister.
    SOUTHERN HEARTSFLORENCE HULL WINTERBURN
    Donald could see the tall figure of the mate straighten up and a saturnine laugh came from his direction.
    THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
    A rustling in the trees caused him to straighten up suddenly and with a startled jump he glared about on all sides.
    THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
    Emma drove away down the road with Jim, but Sarah remained to straighten up the house.
    OTHER MAIN-TRAVELLED ROADSHAMLIN GARLAND
    Gordon had just time to straighten up before the doorway was filled with two knife-men and a heavier one behind them.
    POLICE YOUR PLANETLESTER DEL REY
    Tis what I wad do—straighten up for her thats to follow me—wi Harry.
    BACK O' THE MOONOLIVER ONIONS
    Before long I figure he's going to straighten up to get the crick out of himself.
    THE GLORY OF THE COMINGIRVIN S. COBB
    Once a passer on the other side caused them to straighten up and assume casual attitudes, but for the rest they were undisturbed.
    LEFT HALF HARMONRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
    And there he is, laid up with the rheumatism so he cant straighten up, much less take such a long journey.
    THE OUTDOOR CHUMS IN THE BIG WOODSQUINCY ALLEN
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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