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tilt

2 noun
     
tilt2
1

(at) full tilt

as fast as possible:
He charged full tilt down the slope.
2 [uncountable and countable] a movement or position in which one side of something is higher than the other:
a slight tilt of the head
3 [countable] a preference for one person, belief, or action over others
tilt toward/towards
the recent tilt toward the Democrats
4 [countable] British English an attempt to win something
tilt at
The team is preparing for another tilt at the European Cup.
5 [countable] a spoken or written attack on someone or something

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