leaning

[ lee-ning ]SEE DEFINITION OF leaning

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LEANING

“Thou hast been in trouble,” she said, leaning on the baluster above him.

Presently she raised her eyes and saw him leaning out of the window.

He went on; he stood in the doorway, leaning with one arm against it.

And leaning upon my Hannah's arm, withdrew to my own apartment.

He was leaning forward in his eagerness; he looked so zealous to be my champion—so honest!

I could easily fall asleep in this way, while leaning on your shoulders.

She had supposed she was leaning on John Gilman as securely as she had leaned on her father.

He was leaning towards Jane, regarding her with melancholy tenderness.

He turned to a man who was leaning against the iron railings.

"You're an awful fool, Lizzie," he said crossly, leaning over the banisters.

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