Inclination - Crossword Clue

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BENT
GRADIENT
READINESS
SLANT
SLOPE
TENDENCY
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BENT
  1. bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"
  2. change direction; "The road bends"
  3. of metal e.g.; "bent nails"; "a car with a crumpled front end"; "dented fenders"
  4. turn from a straight course, fixed direction, or line of interest
  5. used of the back and knees; stooped; "on bended knee"; "with bent (or bended) back"
  6. form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
  7. fixed in your purpose; "bent on going to the theater"; "dead set against intervening"; "out to win every event"
  8. bend one's back forward from the waist on down; "he crouched down"; "She bowed before the Queen"; "The young man stooped to pick up the girl's purse"
  9. 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"
  10. a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way; "the set of his mind was obvious"
  11. an area of grassland unbound
GRADIENT
  1. the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient"
  2. a graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension
READINESS
  1. prompt willingness; "readiness to continue discussions"; "they showed no eagerness to spread the gospel"; "they disliked his zeal in demonstrating his superiority"; "he tried to explain his forwardness in battle"
  2. a natural effortlessness; "they conversed with great facility"; "a happy readiness of conversation"--Jane Austen
  3. (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way; "the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution"; "his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set"
  4. the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action); "putting them in readiness"; "their preparation was more than adequate"
SLANT
  1. present with a bias; "He biased his presentation so as to please the share holders"
  2. heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
  3. to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"
  4. lie obliquely; "A scar slanted across his face"
  5. degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch"
  6. a biased way of looking at or presenting something
SLOPE
  1. be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
  2. the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal; "a five-degree gradient"
  3. an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain"
TENDENCY
  1. a characteristic likelihood of or natural disposition toward a certain condition or character or effect; "the alkaline inclination of the local waters"; "fabric with a tendency to shrink"
  2. an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others; "he had an inclination to give up too easily"; "a tendency to be too strict"
  3. an inclination to do something; "he felt leanings toward frivolity"
  4. a general direction in which something tends to move; "the shoreward tendency of the current"; "the trend of the stock market"
Clue Database Last Updated: 20/06/2018 9:00am

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