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  1. flex

    • IPA[fleks]

    美式

    • v.
      (with reference to a limb or joint) bend or become bent;cause (a muscle) to stand out by contracting or tensing it
    • n.
      the action or state of flexing;a boastful statement or display
    • verb: flex, 3rd person present: flexes, gerund or present participle: flexing, past tense: flexed, past participle: flexed

    • noun: flex, plural noun: flexes

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. (with reference to a limb or joint) bend or become bent she saw him flex his ankle and wince it's important to prevent the damaged wrist from flexing 同義詞 bend, curve, crook, hook, cock, ... 更多反義詞 straighten
    • cause (a muscle) to stand out by contracting or tensing it a group of bodybuilders flexed their muscles 同義詞 tighten, tauten, make taut, tense (up), tension, ... 更多反義詞 relax
    • (of a muscle) contract or be tensed a muscle flexed in his jaw
    • (of a material) be capable of warping or bending and then reverting to shape set windows in rubber so they flex during an earthquake
    • 2. put a (skill, talent, or ability) to use the talks were seen as a way for Merkel to flex her well-known diplomatic prowess
    • US informal show (something) off; flaunt she flexes her power and success with a flick of her diamond-braceleted wrist

    名詞

    • 1. the action or state of flexing add rigidity and eliminate brake flex
    • 2. US informal a boastful statement or display ridiculous flexes of exorbitant wealth a sing-songy verse full of flexes and threats