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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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If I do it the opposite way, pulling my bow back with it canted toward the downhill side and then muscling it to center the bubble, I seem to "spring load" my form.
Shocking details of the raid emerged at Chester Crown Court, where Cant, now of Macclesfield was jailed for three years after he admitted outraging public decency, voyeurism and possessing and distributing indecent images.
Last night Blackadder star Sir Tony Robinson, who performed on Play Away with Cant, led tributes to him, saying: "Brian Cant was my mentor and friend.
The canting knife acts in orthogonal cutting and is responsible for generating the flat surface of the cant. This knife cuts the log nearly across the grain at the point of entry and more obliquely to the grain as the knife exits the log (Hernandez et al.
SP Cant Imtiaz Sarwar, all DPOs, SHOs, admin and beat officers were present in the meeting.
Mr Balmain concluded that Mr Cant died of natural causes.
Cant - originally an actor whose credits include early Doctor Who stories - was a key part of the childhoods of a generation of children.
The teenager was the daughter of Cant's ex-partner, Lincolnshire Police said earlier.
Fashion stylist Di Cant has said that there are different dress codes for different workplaces, but a few rules are universal.
Pauline von Cant is the rightful heiress, according to the loyalists, but Lucy Wickwright is the rightful heiress according to the rebels.
The fact that the work on Travellers' cant is co-written by Traveller William Cauley, and transcribed and edited by O hAodha, is an indication of the authenticity of the source.
Ann Cant has been appointed chief executive with South West Durham Training (SWDT), the company she joined on a three-month temporary contract seven years ago.
Er mwyn gallu gwerthu gwasanaethau ariannol modern yn y byd sydd ohoni a chynnal ei marchnad yn ei bro, amcangyfrifodd y Principality y dylai gynyddu ei werthiannau morgais 100 y cant, ei gwerthiannau yswiriant bywyd morgais o 40 y cant a gwerthiannau yswiriant cartref o 15 y cant.
The adored daughter of and heir to the fortune of the late Lord Cant has been kidnapped by her half-sister Lucy Wickwright, deemed a rebel, in this sequel to the Chewing Gum Rebellion story SECRET OF CASTLE CANT--at least, that's what the bulletin proclaims.