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Related / Similar Words: bevel, chamfer, buzzword, pious platitude, jargon, slang, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular, bank, camber, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch

 

Definition:
  • two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees;
  • stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition;
  • insincere talk about religion or morals;
  • a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don''t speak our lingo";
  • a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force;
  • heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting";

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    Hyponyms: splay, street name, rhyming slang, cock

     

    Derivational Morphology: bevel, chamfer, furrow, chase, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch, slang, camber, rake, rock, careen, sway, tilter, bank

     

     
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