as in to influence
to change (something) in a way that makes it unfair or inaccurate The researchers tried to anticipate any problems that might skew the results of the study. Try not to let that one negative experience skew your opinion of the restaurant.

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“Skew.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2024.

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