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Synonyms for bent

Synonyms for bent

a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way

an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges

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a special way of doing something

fixed in your purpose

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used of the back and knees

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of metal e.g.

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References in classic literature ?
Slowly the beast sank upon his bent knee--pulling backward until his off fore leg was stretched straight before him.
The four elder sisters cast down their eyes as if abashed by the holy man's reproof, but Alice raised hers, and bent them mildly on the friar.
The sisters bent gracefully over their work; the monk, resting his chin upon his hands, looked from one to the other in silence.
The holy man, who had often urged the same point before, but had never met with so direct a repulse, walked some little distance behind, with his eyes bent upon the earth, and his lips moving AS IF in prayer.
The boughs of the trees were bent and broken, and the grass had grown long and rank.
Only three were seen in the customary place, after many years; then but two, and, for a long time afterwards, but one solitary female bent with age.
I continued to wind among the paths of the wood, until I came to its boundary, which was skirted by a deep and rapid river, into which many of the trees bent their branches, now budding with the fresh spring.
And then I bent over her and whispered, `Awake, fairest, thy lover is near--he who would give his life but to obtain one look of affection from thine eyes; my beloved, awake
I bent over her and placed the portrait securely in one of the folds of her dress.
Some two hours afterwards, Mortimer Lightwood saw his consciousness come back, and instantly, but very tranquilly, bent over him.
This is a very optimistic and ambitious project," said chemical engineer Stacey Bent, who with ophthalmologist Harvey Fishman jointly leads the research efforts.
The combination of Bent Glass Design's in-house bending, strengthening, and laminating capabilities with SPD Systems' marketing and system design capabilities will be incorporated into both companies' overall strategy.
Bent Pencil, a holding company that owns marketing services companies AdPlex, AdContent and AdDirect, needed to be able to securely transmit large amounts of graphic data to and from its customers, as well as to transfer billing, accounting and other financial information between its offices.
Consumers who own Position Right(TM) bases manufactured before February 10, 2000 should inspect their bases immediately for bent posts and call Evenflo at (800) 316-4779 anytime to receive a free kit.
In addition, steroids in creams may be absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream and lead to problems such as osteoporosis, diabetes, muscle wasting, increased susceptibility to infections and interference with the body's normal hormonal balance, Bent said.