ADJ. gentle, graceful, slight, smooth | sharp, tight The road went round in a tight curve. | wide | sensual, voluptuous the voluptuous curve of her hips | downward, upward
VERB + CURVE form, make The seats were arranged to form a curve.
PREP. in a ~ The road follows the coast in a wide curve.
ADV. gently, slightly a gently curving stream | away, down, up The path curved down towards the village.
PREP. around/round, towards, etc. The road curved away round the back of the hill.