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noun. ['ˈbɛnt'] a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way.
Rhymes with Bent
How do you pronounce bent?
Pronounce bent as bɛnt.
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Sentences with bent
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 about 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.
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
adjective. recklessly determined.
noun. grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens.
adjective. ['ˈbɛnt'] used of the back and knees; stooped.
adjective. ['ˈbɛnt'] fixed in your purpose.
noun. ['ˈbɛnt'] grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens.
adjective. ['ˈbɛnt'] of metal e.g..
noun. ['ˈbɛnt'] a special way of doing something.