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Pinball goof (4 letter answer)

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The answer TILT is seen frequently, appearing about once every 140 puzzles.

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TILT as a noun:

1. (joust, tilt) = a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances
2. (controversy, contention, contestation, disputation, disceptation, tilt, argument, arguing) = a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement; "they were involved in a violent argument"
3. a slight but noticeable partiality; "the court's tilt toward conservative rulings"
4. (tilt, list, inclination, lean, leaning) = the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical; "the tower had a pronounced tilt"; "the ship developed a list to starboard"; "he walked with a heavy inclination to the right"
5. (rock, careen, sway, tilt) = pitching dangerously to one side

TILT as a verb:

1. (lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle) = to incline or bend from a vertical position; "She leaned over the banister"
2. (cant, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch) = heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
3. (careen, wobble, shift, tilt) = move sideways or in an unsteady way; "The ship careened out of control"
4. charge with a tilt