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See definition of uncurl on Dictionary.com
  • as instraighten
  • as inunfold

synonyms for uncurl

  • rectify
  • uncoil
  • align
  • arrange
  • compose
  • correct
  • even
  • level
  • neaten
  • order
  • tidy
  • unbend
  • unfold
  • unravel
  • unsnarl
  • untwist
  • make plumb
  • make straight
  • put in order
  • put perpendicular
  • put straight
  • put to rights
  • put upright
  • put vertical
  • set to rights
  • smarten up
  • spruce up
See also synonyms for: uncurled

antonyms for uncurl

MOST RELEVANT
  • disarrange
  • disorder
  • disorganize
  • disperse
  • mess up
  • mix up
  • scatter
  • bend
  • curve
  • move
  • twist
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How to use uncurl in a sentence

If you have to uncurl your fingers to stand fully upright, your RAD is too short.
YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE IS PROBABLY TOO BIG FOR YOUAGINTZLERSEPTEMBER 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
His heavy moustache seemed to uncurl itself nervously, and his jaw dropped slowly, as he watched Claudius leave the deck-cabin.
DOCTOR CLAUDIUS, A TRUE STORYF. MARION CRAWFORD
After a time Richard convinced himself that the kink was a part of the pig's tail and stopped trying to uncurl it.
BOBBY IN SEARCH OF A BIRTHDAYLEBBEUS MITCHELL
The withered fronds of last year are pushed off the fern by the new ones as they uncurl.
EXPOSITIONS OF HOLY SCRIPTUREALEXANDER MACLAREN
The flower is to open more widely; the inner ring of petals must uncurl.
RUYSBROECKEVELYN UNDERHILL
These leaves curl over at the tip, along with the buds, and they uncurl as the flowers open.
FLOWERS SHOWN TO THE CHILDRENC. E. SMITH
Then the great army column that has curled itself up like a caterpillar for the night begins slowly to uncurl.
WITH RIMINGTONL. MARCH PHILLIPPS
He swayed slightly, shifting his weight, and his big toe began once more to curl and uncurl.
THE RICH LITTLE POOR BOYELEANOR GATES
The boys left the hedgehog to uncurl himself when he pleased, and next went to a cucumber frame where Charley kept a pet toad.
WOODSIDECAROLINE HADLEY
The head seemed the only thing alive about him, except that slow curl and uncurl of the laboring back muscles.
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WORDS RELATED TO UNCURL

  • align
  • arrange
  • compose
  • correct
  • even
  • level
  • make plumb
  • make straight
  • neaten
  • order
  • put in order
  • put perpendicular
  • put straight
  • put to rights
  • put upright
  • put vertical
  • rectify
  • set to rights
  • smarten up
  • spruce up
  • tidy
  • unbend
  • uncoil
  • uncurl
  • unfold
  • unravel
  • unsnarl
  • untwist
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.