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leaning (root: lean)

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Noun
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lean=ing
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4 in 4 verses (in OT : 4 in 4 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

leaningn. 
     The act, or state, of inclining; inclination; tendency; as, a leaning towards Calvinism.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

leaning, n. a tendency or partiality.

THESAURUS

leaning

a thing for, affinity, an ear for, an eye for, angularity, animus, aptitude, aptness, aslant, aslope, atilt, bag, bent, bevel, beveled, bias, biased, cant, canted, canting, capacity for, careening, cast, character, chosen kind, conatus, conduciveness, constitution, cup of tea, delight, diathesis, discrimination, disposition, druthers, eagerness, eccentricity, fancy, fascination, favor, favoritism, feeling for, felicity, flair, forejudgment, genius for, gift for, grain, heeling, idiosyncrasy, ill-balanced, inclination, inclinational, inclinatory, inclined, inclining, individualism, inequality, innate aptitude, interest, involvement, jaundice, jaundiced eye, kidney, lean, leaning tower, liability, liking, list, listing, lopsided, make, makeup, mental set, mettle, mind, mind-set, mold, mutual affinity, mutual attraction, nature, nepotism, off-balance, one-sidedness, out of plumb, out of square, overbalanced, parti pris, partialism, partiality, particular choice, partisanism, partisanship, penchant, personal choice, pitch, pitched, preconception, predilection, predisposition, preference, preferential treatment, prejudgment, prejudice, prepossession, probability, proclivity, proneness, propensity, rake, raking, readiness, recumbent, sensitivity to, set, shelving, shelvy, sideling, sidelong, slant, slanted, slanting, slantways, slantwise, slope, sloped, sloping, soft spot, stamp, strain, streak, stripe, style, susceptibility, swag, sway, sympathy, taste, temper, temperament, tendency, tendent, tendential, tendentious, tending, thing, tilt, tilted, tilting, tip, tipped, tipping, tipsy, top-heavy, tower of Pisa, tropism, turn, turn for, turn of mind, twist, type, unbalanced, undetachment, undispassionateness, unneutrality, unstable, unsteady, warp, weakness, willingness

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leaning

Willingness

N willingness, voluntariness, willing mind, heart, disposition, inclination, leaning, animus, frame of mind, humor, mood, vein, bent, penchant, aptitude, docility, docibleness, persuasibleness, persuasibility, pliability, geniality, cordiality, goodwill, alacrity, readiness, earnestness, forwardness, eagerness, asset, compliance, pleasure, gratuitous service, labor of love, volunteer, volunteering, willing, minded, fain, disposed, inclined, favorable, favorably- minded, favorably inclined, favorably disposed, nothing loth, in the vein, in the mood, in the humor, in the mind, ready, forward, earnest, eager, bent upon, predisposed, propense, docile, persuadable, persuasible, suasible, easily persuaded, facile, easy-going, tractable, genial, gracious, cordial, cheering, hearty, content, voluntary, gratuitous, spontaneous, unasked &c (ask), unforced, willingly, fain, freely, as lief, heart and soul, with pleasure, with all one's heart, with open arms, with good will, with right will, de bonne volonte, ex animo, con amore, heart in hand, nothing loth, without reluctance, of one's own accord, graciously, with a good grace, a la bonne heure, by all means, by all manner of means, to one's heart's content, yes.

Desire

N desire, wish, fancy, fantasy, want, need, exigency, mind, inclination, leaning, bent, animus, partiality, penchant, predilection, propensity, willingness, liking, love, fondness, relish, longing, hankering, inkling, solicitude, anxiety, yearning, coveting, aspiration, ambition, vaulting ambition, eagerness, zeal, ardor, empressement, breathless impatience, overanxiety, impetuosity, appetite, appetition, appetence, appetency, sharp appetite, keenness, hunger, stomach, twist, thirst, thirstiness, drouth, mouthwatering, itch, itching, prurience, cacoethes, cupidity, lust, concupiscence, edge of appetite, edge of hunger, torment of Tantalus, sweet tooth, lickerish tooth, itching palm, longing eye, wistful eye, sheep's eye, greed, voracity, passion, rage, furore, mania, manie, inextinguishable desire, dipsomania, kleptomania, lover, amateur, votary, devotee, aspirant, solicitant, candidate, applicant, supplicant, cormorant, desideratum, want, a consummation devoutly to be wished, attraction, magnet, allurement, fancy, temptation, seduction, fascination, prestige, height of one's ambition, idol, whim, whimsy, whimsey, maggot, hobby, hobby-horse, Fortunatus's cap, wishing cap, wishing stone, wishing well, desirous, desiring, inclined, partial to, fain, wishful, optative, anxious, wistful, curious, at a loss for, sedulous, solicitous, craving, hungry, sharp-set, peckish, ravening, with an empty stomach, esurient, lickerish, thirsty, athirst, parched with thirst, pinched with hunger, famished, dry, drouthy, hungry as a hunter, hungry as a hawk, hungry as a horse, hungry as a church mouse, hungry as a bear, greedy, unsatisfied, unsated, unslaked, unsaturated, eager, avid, keen, burning, fervent, ardent, agog, all agog, breathless, impatient, bent on, intent on, set on, bent upon, intent upon, set upon, mad after, enrage, rabid, dying for, devoured by desire, aspiring, ambitious, vaulting, skyaspiring, high-reaching, desirable, desired, in demand, pleasing, appetizing, appetible, tantalizing, wistfully, fain, Int, would that, would that it were!, O for!, esto perpetual, the wish being father to the thought, sua cuique voluptas, hoc erat in votis, the mouth watering, the fingers itching, aut Caesar aut nullus, Cassius has a lean and hungry look, hungry as the grave, I was born to other things, not what we wish but what we want, such joy ambition finds, the sea hath bounds but deep desire hath none, ubi mel ibi apes.

Obliquity

N obliquity, inclination, slope, slant, crookedness, slopeness, leaning, bevel, tilt, bias, list, twist, swag, cant, lurch, distortion, bend, tower of Pisa, acclivity, rise, ascent, gradient, khudd, rising ground, hill, bank, declivity, downhill, dip, fall, devexity, gentle slope, rapid slope, easy ascent, easy descent, shelving beach, talus, monagne Russe, facilis descensus averni.

Wrong

N wrong, what ought not to be, what should not be, malum in se, unreasonableness, grievance, shame, injustice, tort, unfairness, iniquity, foul play, partiality, leaning, bias, favor, favoritism, nepotism, party spirit, partisanship, bigotry, undueness, wrongdoing (vice), unlawfulness, robbing Peter to pay Paul, the wolf and the lamb, vice, a custom more honored in the breach than the obser, wrong, wrongful, bad, too bad, unjust, unfair, inequitable, unequitable, unequal, partial, one-sided, injurious, tortious, objectionable, unreasonable, unallowable, unwarrantable, unjustifiable, improper, unfit, unjustified, illegal, iniquitous, immoral, in the wrong, in the wrong box, wrongly, it will not do.


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