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Hypocritical and sanctimonious talk, typically of a moral, religious, or political nature
“In the purest form, realism holds that ideology has little impact on state behaviour but is rather a cloak to disguise the pursuit of real interests in the cant of religious or secular philosophy or rhetoric.”
Language specific to a particular group or profession and regarded with disparagement
“This was not a constructed language, but a secret vocabulary, a cant or argot in the linguist's term, which uses the grammar and syntax of English as well as most of its core vocabulary.”
A slope or tilt
“You can adjust the cant to your preference for strong side carry, or set the rig up for cross draw if you're working out of a car for long periods.”
Have or cause to have a slanting or oblique position; tilt
“… carefully canted the ladder against the wall.”
Running in a slanting direction
“… the cant buttresses on the interior walls are made of solid oak.”
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