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slants

noun
plural of slant

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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slants

verb
present tense third-person singular of slant

Synonyms & Antonyms of slants (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Slants.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slants. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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