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What is another word for splay?

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Verb
To spread or expand outwards
“He launches himself like a man reborn. His legs splay like a frog's mid-leap.”
Verb
To bend or turn outwards
“Said struts cause said ribs to splay outwardly of said pole in response to movement of said second yoke to a lowered position relative to said first yoke.”
Verb
To lean or bend at an angle
Adjective
Spread or opened out
“It is notable that the splay joints on the overlapping ends of the planks were all overlaid to favor a leakproof flow of water from the east to the west.”
Adjective
Lacking grace in manner, behavior or appearance
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Lying in a horizontal position
Adjective
Short and thickset in build
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Noun
A slope or bevel, especially of the sides of a door or window
“The border at the bottom of the upper row extends into the splay of the window.”
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