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Bent

imp. & p. 1.imp. & p. p. of Bend.
a. & p. p.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.
n.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.
With a native bent did good pursue.
- Dryden.
4.Particular direction or tendency; flexion; course.
5.(Carp.) A transverse frame of a framed structure.
6.Tension; force of acting; energy; impetus.
The full bent and stress of the soul.
- Norris.
1.A reedlike grass; a stalk of stiff, coarse grass.
His spear a bent, both stiff and strong.
- Drayton.
2.(Bot.) 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.
Bowmen bickered upon the bent.
- Chevy Chase.
Noun1.bent - a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way; "the set of his mind was obvious"
Synonyms: set
2.bent - grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
3.bent - 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"
Synonyms: hang, knack
Adj.1.bent - altered from an originally straight condition; "a bent wire"
2.bent - fixed in your purpose; "bent on going to the theater"; "dead set against intervening"; "out to win every event"
3.bent - used of the back and knees; stooped; "on bended knee"; "with bent (or bended) back"
Synonyms: bended
4.bent - used especially of the head or upper back; "a bent head and sloping shoulders"
Synonyms: bowed, inclined
5.bent - of metal e.g.; "bent nails"; "a car with a crumpled front end"; "dented fenders"
Synonyms: dented, crumpled
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