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pitched

adjective

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1 inclined or twisted to one side
  • pitched and badly weathered, the fence looked ready to fall down at any moment

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2 running in a slanting direction
  • a sharply pitched rooftop

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pitched

verb
past tense of pitch

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1 to fix in an upright position
  • needed help pitching a tent

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2 to cast oneself head first into deep water
  • when a wave hit the float, I lost my balance and pitched into the lake

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3 to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions
  • the ship pitched in the choppy sea

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4 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
  • pitched the baseball almost 50 feet

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6 to provide publicity for
  • the cutting-edge ad agency was hired to pitch our products to a younger generation of consumers

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7 to set or cause to be at an angle
  • the roof should be pitched steeply enough to prevent an excessive accumulation of snow

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“Pitched.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pitched. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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