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Synonyms for cant

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deviation from a particular direction

to depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal

a variety of a language that differs from the standard form

specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture

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stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition

a slope in the turn of a road or track

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a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

insincere talk about religion or morals

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two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees

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heel over

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Ipswich-born Cant was married twice and had five children.
The effect of ER on chip quality and cant surface properties will be reported in other articles.
In creative industries such as fashion and media, Cant says denim can be OK.
The first book is called "The Secret of Castle Cant.
Peavey returned to his blacksmith shop and directed his son to make a rigid clasp to encircle the cant dog handle with the hook on one side.
Cant Be Serious also showed form on the coursing stretch when landing Millstreet's North Cork Cup, and the family preference for the natural lure came through again where a repeat Druids Lodge-Can't Clean Ash mating produced the 1996 coursing Derby runner-up, Cant Spot Ash.
Information: Cant Lewz Entertainment at (818) 506-4010.
Mr Cant, aged 79, contracted hepatitis B after going into the Queen Margaret Hospital in Dunfermline for a routine gall bladder operation in October last year.
Any a priori proposal that ignores this record is just cant.
The English lexicography of cant is richer than in any other European country, and it has been relatively well explored, especially since the sixteenth-century tradition was both edited and commented on by the EETS and Shakespearean scholars.
SOLIHULL magistrate Susan Westall, wife of law firm partner Andrew Westall, told the Sunday Mercury: "I cant believe the secretaries are doing this.
March's poems, most fully published in 1543, are by convention divided into Cants d'amor and Cants de mort ("Songs of Love" and "Songs of Death," respectively, before and after his mistress's death), Cants morals ("Moral Songs"), and the great Cant espiritual ("Spiritual Song"), in which he at last attains a measure of serenity in the face of death.
Under a picture of loggers sitting in the snow with their clay jug, cant hooks, and a two-man saw, a caption reads, "It's hard to believe men like this with just hand tools cut a giant swath across the north.
Born in Ipswich in 1933, Cant was making schools' programmes in 1964 when he was hired as a Play School presenter, which proved to be his big break.
PC Dave Cant was called to a supermarket to help the distressed woman, who then refused to let go of his hand even as he drove her home.