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Definition of "straightening" [straightening]

  • Present participle of straighten. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "straightening" in a sentence
  • "When he finally gained his feet, another minute or so was consumed in straightening up, so that he could stand erect as a man should stand."
  • "Wolf Larsen was engaged in straightening out a row among the hunters."
  • "Thanks awfully for your help in straightening out my twisted sense of civic duty."
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