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skews

verb
present tense third-person singular of skew

Synonyms & Antonyms of skews

1 to depart from a straight line or course or from a middle position or value
  • A glitch caused the image on the screen to skew to one side.
  • This show's viewers tend to skew a little older.

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2 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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“Skews.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/skews. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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