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English adjective: incurvate

1. incurvate bent into or having an inward curve


Similarcurved, curving


English verb: incurvate

1. incurvate (motion) bend inwards

SamplesThe body incurvates a little at the back.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)bend, flex

2. incurvate (contact) cause to curve inward

SamplesGravity incurvates the rays.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bend, deform, flex, turn, twist

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