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Noun
A sloped surface or line, or the fact or state of being sloped
“Delacroix did something unusual by aligning his signature and the date with the slant of the beams tilting away from the horizontal.”
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A point of view from which something is seen, presented or approached
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“His work was often in the nature of reporting with a revolutionary slant.”
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A representation or description of someone or something in literature
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A particular aspect or feature of something
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A misleading account, or the act of giving one
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A direction diagonal to the weave of a fabric
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An oblique stroke in print or writing
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A brief or hurried look
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A small distinctive detail or feature
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A general direction in which something is developing or changing
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A crafty, and typically underhanded, means to achieve one's aims
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The jargon of a profession or social group
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Verb
To lean or bend at an angle
“These pockets are either perpendicular, or they may slant at a sharp angle with the surface of the soil.”
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To alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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“The commission was asked to determine, among other things, whether the administration pressured analysts to slant their intelligence findings.”
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To present or view (information) from a particular angle or bias
“However, some commentators argue that the very conventions of objective reporting enable journalists to slant their reporting to express their own biased views.”
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To position or align in a certain manner or towards a given direction
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To control or influence (a person or course of action)
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To point or aim something
Adjective
Having, or running in, a slanted or oblique direction
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“Nestled in a furrow between swells was a wooden shack with a slant roof.”
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