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What is the opposite of erect?

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Opposite of rigidly upright or straight
“I walked over the long green grass to one of the recumbent stones next to the gate of the field and stood on top of it.”
Opposite of enlarged and rigid
“Unfortunately, many skiers hold their arms and legs rigid in search of balance while their stomach and back muscles are flaccid and forgotten.”
Opposite of not bent
Opposite of upright, erect or vertical
“Brett rode through the ruins, past bent posts and burnt down houses, and stopped before an unusual shrine.”
Opposite of to raise and place in an upright or perpendicular position
Lay the poles beside each other, with the small ends 2 feet apart and the large ends 3 feet apart.”
Opposite of to put up by the fitting together of materials or parts
“I thought we would have to dismantle the wall one piece at a time, being careful not to disturb important structural elements.”
Opposite of to form or establish something
“Regardless of the procurement system in use, the lack of railway cars to move wood delivered to rail yards will quickly shut all operations.”
Opposite of to place or position in a given place or location
“Students petitioned the art museum to remove a sculpture of a sleepwalking man because it was controversial.”
Opposite of to design, create, or build
“After a startling revelation about Leia's identity, the intrepid group set about to finally destroy the Deathstar.”
Opposite of to raise or fix in (an upright) position
Opposite of to elevate to a higher place or position
Opposite of to celebrate, extol, or proclaim the glory of
Opposite of to physically place in a given location
“The tech company decided it would be prudent to leave Silicon Valley after many years of being established there.”
Opposite of to physically move from a lower to a higher place or position
“After executing the movement, lower the bar back slowly to its original position.”
Opposite of in a level or upright position
“With his hands buried deep in his pockets, and his body bent slouchingly forward, his mode of entering a room was often irresistibly droll.”
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