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  Words related to leaning

Related / Similar Words: tilt, list, inclination, lean, proclivity, propensity, tendency, atilt, canted, tilted, tipped

 

Definition:
  • the act of deviating from a vertical position;
  • the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right";
  • a natural inclination; "he has a proclivity for exaggeration";
  • an inclination to do something; "he felt leanings toward frivolity";
  • departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal; "the leaning tower of Pisa"; "the headstones were tilted";
  • resting against a support;

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    Derivational Morphology: lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle, slope, incline, pitch, list, heel, tend, be given, run

     

    Anagrams: lineage, nigella

     

     
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