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See definition of tilting on Dictionary.com
  • as infighting
  • as inlopsided
  • as inoblique
  • as inslanting

synonyms for tilting

  • battling
  • belligerent
  • boxing
  • brawling
  • contending
  • determined
  • fencing
  • hostile
  • jousting
  • martial
  • militant
  • sparring
  • warmongering
  • wrestling
  • angry
  • argumentative
  • bellicose
  • combative
  • contentious
  • disputatious
  • disputative
  • ferocious
  • hawkish
  • jingoistic
  • militaristic
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • ready to fight
  • resolute
  • scrappy
  • truculent
  • unbeatable
  • under arms
  • up in arms
  • one-sided
  • unbalanced
  • unequal
  • askew
  • asymmetrical
  • awry
  • cockeyed
  • crooked
  • disproportional
  • disproportionate
  • inclinatory
  • irregular
  • nonsymmetrical
  • off-balance
  • out of shape
  • overbalanced
  • squint
  • top-heavy
  • uneven
  • unsteady
  • warped
  • bent
  • diagonal
  • inclining
  • angled
  • askew
  • aslant
  • awry
  • crooked
  • distorted
  • diverging
  • on the bias
  • pitched
  • sideways
  • sideway
  • sidewise
  • slanted
  • sloping
  • tilted
  • tipped
  • tipping

antonyms for tilting

MOST RELEVANT
  • kind
  • nice
  • peaceful
  • balanced
  • even
  • level
  • straight
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    How to use tilting in a sentence

    Figs. 10 and 11, hybrids, the tilting tablet form of stop-keys being used for the couplers only.
    THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
    They think of putting their feet out like statesmen, and tilting shiny hats with becoming brims down over their successful noses.
    THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
    Not far from the bank, big dark barges slowly rocked at anchor, slightly tilting their slender masts, like pointing fingers.
    DREAM TALES AND PROSE POEMSIVAN TURGENEV
    "Let him see me if he likes," retorted Edith, shaking her red curls and tilting her freckled nose upward.
    BUMPER, THE WHITE RABBITGEORGE ETHELBERT WALSH
    Sitting on the stone, with one hand pressed against his side, and the other tilting up the flask, he was grey from head to foot.
    VILLA RUBEIN AND OTHER STORIESJOHN GALSWORTHY
    In tilting everybody knewHis very high renown; Yet no opponents he o'erthrewBut those that he knocked down.
    THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
    "But only in principle," she murmured, tilting a radiant challenge at him.
    THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
    The tilting must have set off some clockwork mechanism, because the great eyelid was slowly lowering over the ivory and ebony eye.
    THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
    She didn't open her eyes, but felt her body pressed against the tilting stone.
    THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
    Almost slowly, it seemed to him, the forward end of the car slued out of its straight course, at the same time tilting up.
    THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO TILTING

    • angry
    • argumentative
    • battling
    • bellicose
    • belligerent
    • boxing
    • brawling
    • combative
    • contending
    • contentious
    • determined
    • disputatious
    • disputative
    • fencing
    • ferocious
    • hawkish
    • hostile
    • jingoistic
    • jousting
    • martial
    • militant
    • militaristic
    • pugnacious
    • quarrelsome
    • ready to fight
    • resolute
    • scrappy
    • sparring
    • tilting
    • truculent
    • unbeatable
    • under arms
    • up in arms
    • warmongering
    • wrestling
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