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rest

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tend

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lean on someone: depend on

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lean on someone: pressurize

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to depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal

to have a tendency or inclination

deviation from a particular direction

marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen

characterized by an economy of artistic expression

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

cause to lean or incline

have a tendency or disposition to do or be something

rely on for support

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cause to lean to the side

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lacking excess flesh

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lacking in mineral content or combustible material

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containing little excess

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not profitable or prosperous

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References in classic literature ?
She leaned over towards her companion, and she did not again, for some few minutes, face the house.
She leaned a little forward, her eyes flashed softly through the semi-darkness.
At last night came, and worn out in heart and mind he leaned his head #against the cold rough stone and slept.
His right hand held her left, and he pressed her arm close against his heart as he leaned down towards her.
Poyser, while the grandfather leaned forward and brought out his long "Nay, nay." "What objections can we ha' to you, lad?