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slant

adjective

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running in a slanting direction
  • as they poked through the blinds, the slant rays of the setting sun created interesting patterns on the room's far wall

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slant

noun

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1 the degree to which something rises up from a position level with the horizon
  • the road has just enough of a slant to make bicycling up it a little strenuous

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2 a way of looking at or thinking about something
  • an interesting slant on the problem of underage drinking

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slant

verb

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1 to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
  • reporters who slant the truth in order to push a political agenda

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2 to set or cause to be at an angle
  • a ramp slanted at a 20 degree angle

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The first known use of slant was in 1644

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“Slant.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slant. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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