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Date: 1400-1500
Origin: From a Scandinavian language

slant

1 verb
     
slant1
1 [intransitive and transitive] to slope or make something slope in a particular direction:
The sun's rays slanted through the trees.
slanting eyes
2 [transitive] to provide information in a way that unfairly supports one opinion, gives an advantage to one group etc:
The researchers were accused of slanting their findings in favour of their own beliefs.

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