The 'stretch out' group
These verbs are concerned with moving your body, doing an action with your body, or changing your position.
cross expose flatten preen prostrate raise seat shake support draw up plop down stretch out
She crossed herself because she wanted divine protection for her husband.
The old woman glared at him, drew herself up and stormed into the building.
Linda rushed round with pots of steaming tea or coffee as soon as they had seated themselves.
'Nothing is wrong now,' laughed Bess as she stretched herself out lazily.