change posture

change posture
undergo a change in bodily posture
Hypernyms: ↑change
straighten, ↑arise, ↑rise, ↑uprise, ↑get up, ↑stand up, ↑fall, ↑fall down, ↑right, ↑sit down, ↑sit, ↑lie down, ↑lie, ↑sink, ↑drop, ↑drop down, ↑hunch, ↑hump, ↑hunch forward, ↑hunch over, ↑unbend, ↑bow, ↑uncurl, ↑sit up
Verb Frames:

Something ——s


Somebody ——s

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