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1. bent

noun. ['ˈbɛnt'] a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way.

Synonyms

  • tendency
  • disposition
  • inclination

Antonyms

  • summerize
  • ascend
  • rise
  • moving

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Words that Rhyme with Bent

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  • nonevent
  • unspent
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  • tashkent
  • segment
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  • gourment
  • extent
  • content
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  • resent
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  • relent
  • present
  • percent
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  • lament

Example sentences of the word bent


1. Adjective
Extension is considered when your hand is straight out and the wrist is not bent.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Lie on your back on the floor with your knees bent.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Do the rowboat exercise in which you sit on the floor with your knees slightly bent.

Quotes containing the word bent


1. Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape.
- Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

2. Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
- Plato

3. He then put both hands on the door on either side of my head and leaned in close, pinning me against it. I trembled like a downy rabbit caught in the clutches of a wolf. The wolf came closer. He bent his head and began nuzzling my cheek. The problem was…I wanted the wolf to devour me.
- Colleen Houck, Tiger's Curse

2. hell-bent

adjective. recklessly determined.

Antonyms

  • cowardly

3. bent-grass

noun. grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens.

Synonyms

  • creeping bentgrass
  • genus Agrostis
  • Agrostis
  • creeping bent
  • Rhode Island bent
  • Agrostis canina
  • Agrostis palustris
  • dog bent
  • bent grass
  • bent
  • Agrostis nebulosa
  • velvet bent
  • cloud grass
  • velvet bent grass
  • brown bent

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • irresolute
  • undamaged
  • erect

4. bent

adjective. ['ˈbɛnt'] used of the back and knees; stooped.

Synonyms

  • bended

Antonyms

  • disable
  • unfasten

5. bent

adjective. ['ˈbɛnt'] fixed in your purpose.

Synonyms

  • dead set
  • bent on
  • resolute

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize
  • depressurise

6. bent

noun. ['ˈbɛnt'] grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens.

Synonyms

  • creeping bentgrass
  • genus Agrostis
  • Agrostis
  • creeping bent
  • Rhode Island bent
  • Agrostis canina
  • Agrostis palustris
  • dog bent
  • bent grass
  • Agrostis nebulosa
  • velvet bent
  • cloud grass
  • velvet bent grass
  • brown bent
  • bent-grass

Antonyms

  • soft
  • up
  • impartiality
  • partiality

7. bent

adjective. ['ˈbɛnt'] of metal e.g..

Synonyms

  • crumpled
  • dented

Antonyms

  • fold
  • uncover
  • disinherit

8. bent

noun. ['ˈbɛnt'] a special way of doing something.

Synonyms

  • talent
  • gift
  • hang
  • knack
  • endowment

Antonyms

  • depressurize
  • desynchronize
  • blur
  • desynchronise

9. bent

noun. ['ˈbɛnt'] an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges.

Antonyms

  • unready
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