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noun as in angle, slope

verb as in angle off, slope

verb as in change to suit; distort


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If they do, the candidate currently most likely to replace him is an anti-mask-mandate conservative radio host who cuts against the state’s liberal slant.

This is contributing to larger early rounds than we have seen in previous years — investors can’t pick the winner, but they can slant the playing field instead.

Some of the best recent shows and movies with a feminist slant explore the bonds between women who thrive in collaborating and caring for each other.

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So that business slant, business perspective, I think is something that I really enjoy working with a board with, sharing some ideas and then collaborating back and forth.

Oil companies have long tried to cut deals with property owners to allow for slant or horizontal drilling underneath homes.

Meanwhile, big dollar advertising campaigns have taken an explicit rainbow-hued slant.

Owen sees the writing of his book—telling the truth slant—as a way of closing the circle on his own losses.

Emily Dickinson famously wrote, “Tell the truth but tell it slant.”

And while they may have an ideological slant, they are not wedded to it.

American literature seems to want for authors of a Republican slant.

He had the innate slant of mind that properly belongs to a moderator of mass meetings called to aggravate a crisis.

The rear of him had not sunk so far, so he was on a slant which made it all the more difficult for him to lift himself.

A rise of land showed gaunt and black, and the pilot was guiding the ship in a long slant upon it.

The abrupt slant of the hill gives the building an additional story on the south side.

The last has the true slant for activity and strength, in which it excels all other breeds of equal weight.

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On this page you'll find 198 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slant, such as: leaning, camber, cant, declination, diagonal, and grade.

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