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Noun
A tendency or partiality of a particular kind
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“What are some leader leanings liable to leave an organization losing?”
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A prevailing or general movement or inclination
“The news media are often accused of having liberal leanings.”
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A particular point of view from which something is seen or presented
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A person's sexual orientation or preference
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A sloping position
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Positivism
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A settled or regular tendency or practice
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The dependence of people or things on each other
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A person's state of mind seen in terms of their being angry or calm
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Adjective
Running in a slanting direction
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“The leaning tower of Pisa is a popular tourist attraction in Italy.”
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Lying down
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In a bent bodily position, hunched
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Determined
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Narrow-minded
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Having a tendency to be or act in a certain way
Verb
To like in an emphatic manner, or have a strong liking for
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Present participle for be in or move into a sloping position
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“Carolyn leaned forward in her plush seat as the large house came into the view at the end of the long drive.”
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Present participle for be disposed
“For a site targeting males, use guitars, bass and brass because they lean towards band instruments and sounds.”
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Present participle for to place reliance or trust
“Individuals in these acute situations often seek guidance from someone they can trust or lean on.”
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Present participle for to incline from the perpendicular and rest for support against (something)
“The air seems to thicken around me, and I have to lean against the door to support myself.”
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Putting the frighteners on
“Just lean on them, big fella; they'll feel the pressure.”
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(of an object) Present participle for to put in a particular position or location
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Present participle for to show a preference for
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Present participle for to turn away from a straight line or course
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(rely on/upon) Present participle for to be dependent on
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Coming close to
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Present participle for bend one's head or body forwards and downwards
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(with reference to a limb or joint) Present participle for to bend or become bent
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Present participle for to lie low with the limbs close to the body
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Present participle for bend the head or upper part of the body as a sign of respect, greeting, or shame
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