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See definition of unbend on Dictionary.com
  • as inrelax
  • as inrest
  • as instoop
  • as instraighten
  • as inthaw
  • as inunfold
  • as inunwind
  • as incondescend

synonyms for unbend

  • calm
  • lie down
  • loosen up
  • recline
  • sit back
  • soften
  • unwind
  • laze
  • repose
  • rest
  • tranquilize
  • unlax
  • breathe easy
  • calm down
  • collect oneself
  • compose oneself
  • cool off
  • ease off
  • feel at home
  • hang loose
  • knock off
  • let oneself go
  • make oneself at home
  • put one's feet up
  • settle back
  • simmer down
  • sit around
  • stop work
  • take a break
  • take a breather
  • take it easy
  • take one's time
  • take ten
  • take time out
See also synonyms for: unbending / unbent
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antonyms for unbend

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  • agitate
  • irritate
  • worry
  • energize
  • excite
  • grow
  • increase
  • tense
  • stand
  • move
  • do
  • walk
  • carry out
  • activate
  • energize
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How to use unbend in a sentence

For some reason or other, lunch always begins a little stiffly; but they unbend as they go on.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
He promised to deliver it, and departed, wishing he could more easily unbend.
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
The only method he took to unbend and recreate himself, was to go from one work to another.
THE LIFE OF THE TRULY EMINENT AND LEARNED HUGO GROTIUSJEAN LVESQUE DE BURIGNY
The inspection proved sufficient for the old lady to unbend and become almost human.
THE LONG DIM TRAILFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
Zebedee can get on with human oysters and clams and make animated pokers unbend.
VACATION WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
If 'tis said these Diversions are taken only to unbend the Mind, and refresh Nature a little.
A SHORT VIEW OF THE IMMORALITY, AND PROFANENESS OF THE ENGLISH STAGEJEREMY COLLIER
When the day's work was done it was his wont to unbend in frankest good fellowship.
MONKJULIAN CORBETT
It would not be dignified to unbend all at once to strangers.
THE JOLLIEST TERM ON RECORDANGELA BRAZIL
Perhaps he might unbend occasionally in private, but, on second thoughts, that would be more dangerous than ever now.
IN BRIEF AUTHORITYF. ANSTEY
The Planter's punch, which was something he had never before encountered, encouraged the great young man to unbend.
BILLY AND THE BIG STICKRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
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WORDS RELATED TO UNBEND

  • accommodate
  • accord
  • acquiesce
  • agree
  • be courteous
  • bend
  • come down off high horse
  • comply
  • concede
  • degrade oneself
  • deign
  • demean oneself
  • descend
  • favor
  • grant
  • high hat
  • lower oneself
  • oblige
  • see fit
  • submit
  • talk down to
  • toss a few crumbs
  • unbend
  • vouchsafe
  • yield
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