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Noun
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.”
Noun
Language specific to a particular group or profession and regarded with disparagement
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“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.”
Noun
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.”
Noun
Religious hypocrisy
Noun
A word drawn from, or imitative of, technical jargon
Noun
A brief downward slope followed by an upward one
Noun
A concerted set of messages aimed at influencing the opinions or behavior of large numbers of people
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A form of words used by a person performing conjuring tricks
Verb
To lean at an angle
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To lean or lie back in a relaxed position with the back supported
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To utter with a musical or prolonged note or tone
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Cut at an angle
Adjective
Having, or running in, a slanted or oblique direction
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