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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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] You do unbend your noble strength. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 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]