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 for unbent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Unbend \Un*bend"\ ([u^]n*b[e^]nd"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Unbent
     ([u^]n*b[e^]nt"); p. pr. & vb. n. Unbending.] [1st pref.
     un- + bend.]
     1. To free from flexure; to make, or allow to become,
        straight; to loosen; as, to unbend a bow.
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     2. A remit from a strain or from exertion; to set at ease for
        a time; to relax; as, to unbend the mind from study or
        care.
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              You do unbend your noble strength.    --Shak.
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     3. (Naut.)
        (a) To unfasten, as sails, from the spars or stays to
            which they are attached for use.
        (b) To cast loose or untie, as a rope.
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  unbent
      adj 1: not bent; "looking for an unbent nail"; "trees with
             straight unbent trunks make the best lumber"
      2: erect in posture; "sit straight"; "stood defiantly with
         unbowed back" [syn: straight, unbent, unbowed]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "unbent":
     arrowlike, dead straight, direct, even, flat, horizontal,
     in a line, level, lineal, linear, rectilineal, rectilinear, right,
     ruler-straight, smooth, straight, straight-cut, straight-front,
     straight-side, streamlined, true, unbending, unbowed, unbroken,
     uncurved, undeflected, undeviating, undistorted, uninterrupted,
     unswerving, unturned, upright, vertical
  
  

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