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Unbend, to free from flexure (as a bow); to remit from a strain, to relax: “you do u. your noble strength, to think so brainsickly of things,” Mcb. II, 2, 45. The physical and moral significations joined: “why hast thou gone so far, to be unbent when thou hast ta'en thy stand, the elected deer before thee?” Cymb. III, 4, 111. a brow unbent == a brow not knit, not frowning: Lucr. 1509.
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