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bent

Drug slang
verb A regional street term for being intoxicated with narcotics or psychedelics.

Vox populi adjective
(1) Dishonest.
(2) Not straight; homosexual, gay.
(3) Intoxicated, “wasted”.
References in classic literature ?
He showed no surprise at seeing another figure, but the unsteady fingers of one of his hands strayed to his lips as he looked at it (his lips and his nails were of the same pale lead- colour), and then the hand dropped to his work, and he once more bent over the shoe.
The light and perfume of the flower seemed to bring new strength to Annie, and she rose up, saying, as she bent to kiss the blossom on her breast, "Dear flower, help and guide me now, and I will listen to your voice, and cheerfully obey my faithful fairy bell.
When the clergyman bent his knees in prayer and confession, the congregation so far imitated his example as to resume their seats; whence no succeeding effort of the divine, during the evening, was able to remove them in a body.
When a big branch bent down to seize him the Woodman chopped at it so fiercely that he cut it in two.
When the first surprise was over, Jehanne de la Tarme bent down to the ear of la Gaultière,--
Zherkov and the staff officer bent over their saddles and turned their horses away.
The girl stood for some time as it had left her, except that her head was bent and her eyes downcast in thought.
asked Glinda; and at this question everyone bent forward and listened eagerly for the reply.
Miss Murray bent forwards, and looked out of the window as we were passing Mr.
As I walked, my eyes were bent upon the beach so that it was not until I had come quite upon it that I discovered that which shattered all my beautiful dream of solitude and safety and peace and primal overlordship.
FOR three years following the disappearance of Prince Richard a bent old woman lived in the heart of London within a stone's throw of the King's palace.
We are not idol worshippers in Japan, yet one by one the men of my race have bent their knee before this figure and have left their homes to fight for the thing which she represents.