Pronunciation: (sklent), [key] Scot. and North Eng.
1. any slanting surface, as a slope.
2. a sideways or oblique movement.
3. a sideways glance.
1. to move or lie on a slant.
2. to deviate from a straight course.
3. to deviate from the truth; lie. Also,sclent.
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