leaning


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Synonyms for leaning

Synonyms for leaning

Synonyms for leaning

an inclination to do something

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a natural inclination

the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical

the act of deviating from a vertical position

departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal

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They turned away and began to walk through the trees, leaning, without fear of discovery, upon each other's arms.
Afterwards he sat leaning back in his chair, glancing every now and then at the clock, but otherwise manifesting no signs of impatience.
Maggie, leaning from the window, watched him as he walked down the street.
AN Undertaker Who Was a Member of a Trust saw a Man Leaning on a Spade, and asked him why he was not at work.
The young squire was leaning forward, gazing at the stirring and martial scene, when he heard a short, quick gasp at his shoulder, and there was the Lady Maude, with her hand to her heart, leaning up against the wall, slender and fair, like a half-plucked lily.
The grave Gower, announcing in advance a sermon of several hours, begged him to be seated, and to the murmur of his wise talk, his head leaning on the window frame, the child slept peacefully.
1-3) I will sing of Zeus, chiefest among the gods and greatest, all-seeing, the lord of all, the fulfiller who whispers words of wisdom to Themis as she sits leaning towards him.
Fentolin was still leaning forward in his strange little vehicle.