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Sharply curved or having an angle
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“Wires and bent iron rods that once reinforced the concrete dangle from the ceiling.”
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Behaving or prone to behave in an untrustworthy, deceitful, or insincere way
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“They were shaken down by bent cops, leaned on by mobsters and harried by the FBI.”
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Being intent or focused on a goal or objective
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Sinister or evil in nature
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Departing from usual or accepted standards, especially in social or sexual behaviour
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Ambitious or driven towards a particular goal
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Having been worked or prepared somehow
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Relating to crime
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Hanging or sagging downwards
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Knobbly, rough, and twisted, especially with age
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Suffered a damage
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Out of the perpendicular, not perpendicular
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Doubled over
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Having a rounded upper back, and shoulders that bend forward
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Arousing feelings of doubt or suspicion
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Likely or liable to suffer from, do, or experience something unpleasant or regrettable
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(of a person) Homosexual in nature or character
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Deeply angered but not outwardly displaying it
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Full of knots, knotty
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Roughly spherical in shape
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That has been stolen
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Old-fashioned
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Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion
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No longer new and interesting or exciting
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Having angles or sharp corners
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A natural talent or inclination
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“She comes from New Caledonia near Australia and made the headlines when she seemed to show a bent for physics.”
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A person's or animal's nature, especially as it permanently affects their behaviour
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A general trajectory in which someone or something is developing or trending
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The main stem of a herbaceous plant
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An unusual, and unexpected, feature or characteristic of someone or something
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The characteristic of being ridiculous
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Any of numerous reedy grass species of the genus Agrostis
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A settled or regular tendency or practice
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Land covered with grass and other low plants suitable for grazing animals, especially cattle or sheep
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Government of a country by its own people, especially after having been a colony
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A particular point of view from which something is seen or presented
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Past tense for to turn away from a straight line or course
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“A New Caledonian crow in captivity learned how to bend a piece of straight wire into a hook to probe for food.”
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Past tense for force or be forced to submit
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“And by tradition, the chief may often be compelled to bend to such wishes.”
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Past tense for to direct (one's attention or energies) to a task
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“They are ready to bend their skills and energy to every table, every serving; you will be waited on as you have never been waited on before.”
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Past tense for to cause to turn away from a straight line
“I have to turn the steering wheel fast as we are moving so quickly I cant make out how the road will bend next.”
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Past tense for to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
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“… attorneys bending the facts to put their client in the most favorable light.”
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Past tense for to submit
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“Congress has to bend to his will.”
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Past tense for to physically contort
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Past tense for to apply to a task or purpose
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Past tense for to cause (something) to hold to another