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adjective as in slanting

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She has entered the building, her big white head bobbing and tilting as she walks—almost skips—across the room.

In Gallagher's view, Sky isn't just a guy who looks smooth tilting his fedora, "he's a gambler who loves the long shot."

It's pretty clear that the momentum in the GOP is tilting away from Daddy's hard neocon views.

First, Quixote-like, he kept tilting at the right-wing caricature of Obama that only right-wingers buy into.

Investors woke up Wednesday to a swiftly tilting market as the Dow lost more than 300 points within hours of opening.

Figs. 10 and 11, hybrids, the tilting tablet form of stop-keys being used for the couplers only.

They think of putting their feet out like statesmen, and tilting shiny hats with becoming brims down over their successful noses.

Not far from the bank, big dark barges slowly rocked at anchor, slightly tilting their slender masts, like pointing fingers.

"Let him see me if he likes," retorted Edith, shaking her red curls and tilting her freckled nose upward.

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.


On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tilting, such as: battling, belligerent, boxing, brawling, contending, and determined.

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