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It is Flag Day, and the US flag is on my brain. I can think of erect, unfurled, and at attention to describe a flag flying perpendicularly to the ground in a strong wind, but I feel like I’ve heard another word. Am I missing something?

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UNFURLED make or become spread out from a rolled or folded state, especially in order to be open to the wind.

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The only term that comes to mind is "Full Mast" but that doesn't describe the way it's flowing in the wind - that describes the height at which it is in relation to the pole.

I suppose you could say the flag is flapping or swaying with the breeze?

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