TILT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of tilt
Definition:
n. slight but noticeable partiality; line or surface that departs from the vertical
Example:
I request to adjust the tilt of my writing table.
Sentence in Classic:
Still, in the same moment, I saw the face tilt backward with a white terror on it that I shall never forget, and heard a great cry on board the steamer, and a loud splash in the water, and felt the boat sink from under me.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
But the sparrow crept under the tilt of the cart, and pecked at the bung of one of the casks till she loosened it; and then all the wine ran out, without the carter seeing it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
Luckily the clock took this moment to tilt dangerously at the pressure of his head, whereupon he turned and caught it with trembling fingers and set it back in place.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald Context
I, however, succeeded in getting to the edge of the woods with little difficulty; but I had got a very few rods into the woods, when the oxen took fright, and started full tilt, carrying the cart against trees, and over stumps, in the most frightful manner.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context
After darkly looking at his leg and me several times, he came closer to my tombstone, took me by both arms, and tilted me back as far as he could hold me; so that his eyes looked most powerfully down into mine, and mine looked most helplessly up into his.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context