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1    angle off, bend, bevel, cant, heel, incline, lean, list, shelve, skew, slope, tilt  
2    camber, declination, diagonal, gradient, incline, pitch, rake, ramp, slope, tilt  
3    angle, bias, colour, distort, twist, weight  
4    angle, attitude, bias, emphasis, leaning, one-sidedness, point of view, prejudice, viewpoint  
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  ( slants    plural & 3rd person present)   ( slanting    present participle)   ( slanted    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   Something that slants is sloping, rather than horizontal or vertical.  
The morning sun slanted through the glass roof...      V adv/prep  
...slanting green eyes.      V-ing  
2       n-sing   If something is on a slant, it is in a slanting position.  
You're slightly above the garden because the house is on a slant., ...long pockets cut on the slant.     
3       verb   If information or a system is slanted, it is made to show favour towards a particular group or opinion.  
usu passive  
The programme was deliberately slanted to make the home team look good.      be V-ed, Also be V-ed prep  
4       n-sing   A particular slant on a subject is a particular way of thinking about it, especially one that is unfair.  
usu with supp  
The political slant at Focus can be described as centre-right...     

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slanting, slang, slate, saint

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