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Satirists occupy a perilous position—to skewer dogma and cant, and to antagonize the establishment while needing its protection.

And of course: “Bye Ryan Braun, you cheating piece of sh*t. CANT JEW YOUR WAY OUT OF IT THIS TIME.”

“Only those cant [sic] read chinese and not familiar with modern chinese history will believe the story,” wrote one.

On the periphery, tents pitched under overpasses cant against the dirty wind.

Bath's The Secret of Castle Cant is ranked No. 331,025 in book sales on Amazon's site.

But I cant stay here all day; Mrs. Towne is to take me to spend the day with the Gesners.

I didnt think much of that, but he said afterward, A man may do in an hour what he cant undo in a lifetime.

I cant let you increase your indebtedness, and his pudgy hand lifted the basket and put it on the shelf behind him.

A grain—requiring to be picked out with a pin and microscope—of truth, with a bushel of bunkum or cant.

Cant expect money before its due, I spose, said the old man, licking his thin lips.


On this page you'll find 108 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cant, such as: deceit, dishonesty, humbug, hypocrisy, insincerity, and pomposity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.