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synonyms for slanting

  • bent
  • sloping
  • tilting
  • aslant
  • aslope
  • oblique
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antonyms for slanting

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  • straight
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How to use slanting in a sentence

On the Browns’ third play, Mayfield rifled a slant to Jarvis Landry, who sprinted past a passel of defensive backs until he dived into the end zone.
BROWNS SHAKE OFF THEIR HISTORY, SECURE FIRST PLAYOFF WIN SINCE 1995ADAM KILGORE, DES BIELERJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Other scenarios just didn’t arrange this group of KBOs in the right place with the right slant.
NEPTUNE’S BUMPY CHILDHOOD COULD REVEAL OUR SOLAR SYSTEM’S MISSING PLANETSCHARLIE WOODJANUARY 8, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
It just gave me a whole new slant on how to approach these stories.
HE’S REPORTED ON MUSIC’S LEGENDS. NOW PETER GURALNICK IS LETTING HIMSELF SLIP INTO THE STORY.GEOFF EDGERSNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Then Uiagalelei brought his Hercules arm to the overtime as well, zooming one to a slanting Cornell Powell, a Clemson senior receiver having a heyday after several years of spot duty.
NOTRE DAME KNOCKS OFF TOP-RANKED CLEMSON IN A DOUBLE-OVERTIME THRILLER IN SOUTH BENDCHUCK CULPEPPERNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Yet throughout the offseason, NFL analysts have debated whether Thomas’s production is best explained by his skill and talent, or if instead he’s merely a good receiver who runs a lot of slants and benefits from being in an elite offense.
OUR NEW METRIC SHOWS HOW GOOD NFL RECEIVERS ARE AT CREATING SEPARATIONJOSH HERMSMEYERAUGUST 10, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Hilda took the letter with apprehension, as she recognized the down-slanting calligraphy of Sarah Gailey.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
With a characteristic peculiar slanting motion Edwin nodded.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Then came the end: the Titanic, with a low long slanting dive went down and with her Thomas Andrews.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Unfortunately a slanting groove has been cut through the upper mouldings of it.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
Holding it with the light slanting over it, he peered inside, but found no inscription.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
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WORDS RELATED TO SLANTING

  • askance
  • askant
  • aslant
  • awry
  • bent
  • buckled
  • catawampus
  • cockeyed
  • crookedly
  • curved
  • knotted
  • lopsided
  • oblique
  • obliquely
  • off-center
  • slanted
  • slanting
  • to one side
  • topsy-turvey
  • turned
  • twisted
  • yaw ways
  • zigzag
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