straighten

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The king unconsciously straightened up like a monu- ment, and said, with frozen austerity:
Buxom was soon straightened up and went clear again but backers who had taken 1.
Eddery finally straightened up the son of Green Desert with the race seemingly lost, but galvanised his mount to get up in the final strides and score by a cosy neck from the 13-8 favourite Grand Passion.