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  Definition of leaning
  1. the act of deviating from a vertical position
  2. the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"
  3. a natural inclination; "he has a proclivity for exaggeration"
  4. an inclination to do something; "he felt leanings toward frivolity"
  5. departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal; "the leaning tower of Pisa"; "the headstones were tilted"
  6. resting against a support
Similar Words: tilt, list, inclination, lean, proclivity, propensity, tendency, atilt, canted, tilted, tipped

 

Derivational Morphology: lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle, slope, incline, pitch, list, heel, tend, be given, run

 

Anagrams: lineage, nigella

 

 
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