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- 1. flex, shrink, contract
- usage: contract; "flex a muscle"
- 2. flex, flaunt, flash, show off, ostentate, swank
- usage: exhibit the strength of; "The victorious army flexes its invincibility"
- 3. bend, flex, change shape, change form, deform
- usage: form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
- 4. flex, bend, move
- usage: bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"
- 5. flex, bend, deform, twist, turn, change shape, change form, deform
- usage: cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"
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