What is the opposite of leaning?

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Noun
Opposite of a tendency or partiality of a particular kind
Noun
Opposite of a natural inclination or tendency towards something
Noun
Opposite of a general direction in which something is developing or changing
“He also continues to cut on film, a noticeable deviation from the industry standard of nonlinear digital editing.”
Noun
Opposite of a sloping position or movement
Noun
Opposite of a particular point of view from which something is seen or presented
Noun
Opposite of a person's sexual orientation or preference
Noun
Opposite of a gradient or slope
Noun
Opposite of an attitude or point of view
“He was dumbfounded as to how to tackle the problem and his cluelessness on the issue was evident.”
Noun
Opposite of overgenerous preferential treatment
“Secularism was accepted to ensure equal rights and impartiality towards all religions.”
Noun
Opposite of a general direction in which something is developing or changing
“Interplay is the appropriate word to describe his unusual oscillation between reality and imagination.”
Noun
Opposite of a thing or person that is preferred among a group
“The protagonist is presented as a woman of uncanny intellectual capacity, but also of extreme ugliness, both of which make her a reject for suitors of her own race and class.”
Noun
Opposite of spirit of the time
Noun
Opposite of the condition of being reliant or dependent on someone or something
Adjective
Opposite of slanted, curled or bending to one side
Adjective
Opposite of lying down, horizontal or flat
Adjective
Opposite of having, or running in, a slanted or oblique direction
Adjective
Opposite of determined
Verb
Opposite of to like in an emphatic manner, or have a strong liking for
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“I would hate if I failed this important exam.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to be in, or move into, a sloping position
“He also watched his brother and sister work the fields, dragging the cotton sacks until they could not straighten up their backs.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to turn away from a straight course
Continue along this path and don't turn right until you reach the end.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to place a weight on something
“Several strong men had to help lift the rock away from Corrin's leg.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to have a propensity for
“I disfavor the use of static questions due to their limited, and often guessable, scope.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to depend on with full trust or confidence
“I distrust that man, and I shall not tell him anything.”
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