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cant

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the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon
  • a steep cant of the riverbank at that turn in the river
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cant

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1 the pretending of having virtues, principles, or beliefs that one in fact does not have
  • Many accused the evangelist of cant, since his lavish lifestyle seemed to bear little resemblance to what he was preaching.
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2 the special terms or expressions of a particular group or field
  • the colorful cant used by movie producers and publicity agents in Hollywood
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cant

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running in a slanting direction
  • The cant buttresses on the interior walls are made of solid oak.
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cant

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to set or cause to be at an angle
  • carefully canted the ladder against the wall
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