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bent
Part of Speech: adjective, past participle
Results: 12
1. Changed by pressure so as to be no longer straight; crooked; as, a bent pin; a bent lever.
2. Strongly inclined toward something, so as to be resolved, determined, set, etc.; - said of the mind, character, disposition, desires, etc., and used with on; as, to be bent on going to college; he is bent on mischief.
Part of Speech: noun
1. A reedlike grass; a stalk of stiff, coarse grass.
2. A grass of the genus Agrostis, esp. Agrostis vulgaris, or redtop. The name is also used of many other grasses, esp. in America.
3. Any neglected field or broken ground; a common; a moor.
4. imp. & p. p. of Bend.
Part of Speech: Noun
1. The state of being curved, crooked, or inclined from a straight line; flexure; curvity; as, the bent of a bow.
2. A declivity or slope, as of a hill.
3. A leaning or bias; proclivity; tendency of mind; inclination; disposition; purpose; aim.
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