bent

All Adjective Verb Noun
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  • Otherwise the child would be bent over an object such as a chair.
  • The film revealed that the children bent the objects with their hands and feet.
  • They sense her good nature that is not easily bent to vice.
  • It has a bent entrance leading through the base of a gate tower.
  • In this regard, it seems that he has strong bent for hunting than education.
  • She has also directed and produced two short films, Bent and Lines.
  • You should hold the other two fingers slightly bent, not completely straight.
  • It was only their going away to work out their bents in London. Cited from A Houseful of Girls, by Sarah Tytler
  • When he appeared again, his hair had turned white, his back was bent, and his face worn.
  • However the word can also refer to any looking that requires the head to be bent.
  • Blue light is slowed down more than red light and will therefore be bent more than red light.
  • After his playing career ended, Bent entered the oil business.
  • They are then pushed together by the short sides and bent (either up or down).
  • If the water's surface is not flat, then the light will be bent into a new path.
  • A few years later, another technique was developed that allowed glass to be shaped and bent.
  • He is suddenly aged, his beard long and white, and his back bent.
  • His arms and legs could not be bent from their locked position.
  • Now, some of those who went out into the universe are coming back, bent on conquest.
  • The left arm is bent and the right arm is missing.
  • Only Earth lost the language due to the Bent One's influence.
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Root form of bent is bend for the verb.

Meaning of bent

  • noun A relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
    the set of his mind was obvious
  • noun Grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
  • noun An area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges
  • noun A special way of doing something
    he had a bent for it, he had a special knack for getting into trouble, he couldn't get the hang of it
  • verb Form a curve
    The stick does not bend
  • verb Change direction
    The road bends