What is the opposite of straught?

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Opposite of to have become larger in size or degree
“The number of autocracies in the world declined in the late 1980s.”
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Opposite of past tense for to pull or elongate a stretchable object
“Roll small balls and place them on top, then squash into shape.”
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(of something soft or elastic) Opposite of past tense for to be made, or be capable of being made, longer or wider without tearing or breaking
“If you wash and dry after sewing up, the material will shrink and the pieces will distort.”
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Opposite of past tense for to draw or make tight or taut
“In the end, the Argonauts sail their ship to Corinth where they slacken the sheets, lower the sails, and dedicate the ship to Poseidon.”
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Opposite of past tense for to straighten something
“He'd sit back on his ankles and bend his elbows onto a sandstone rock, laying his body out across the side of the fire.”
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Opposite of past tense for to last or cause to last longer than expected
“Considerable pains have been taken to shorten the period of this defalcation and to diminish its amount.”
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Opposite of past tense for to range or occur within a continuous spectrum
“It is less important to fix a precise value on the discount rate and place more emphasis on identifying the likely range of values of the discount rate.”
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Opposite of past tense for to extend outwardly
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(stretch out) Opposite of past tense for to recline or lie down by extending one's body
“I hurry to switch off the lights in my room and coil into the fetal position on my bed.”
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Opposite of past tense for to make great demands on the capacity or resources of
“With the last of the country's baby boom generation soon entering the labor market, the strain on resources and competition for jobs will begin to abate.”
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Opposite of past tense for to describe or express in too exaggerated terms
“It is increasingly common for the rich to understate the value of gifts in order to avoid paying taxes on property passed on to heirs.”
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Opposite of past tense for to damage (a muscle, ligament, etc.) by abnormal strain
“Your body literally wants to heal the muscles in reverse order of how they became damaged.”
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