Synonyms for angled

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But though they hunted the deer, they could not catch them; though they angled for the fish, they could not catch them.

A screw which is designed to hold or adjust two angled pieces.

I had angled for a new outburst of fury, my catch was not what I looked for.

The Itchen (where, no doubt, he angled with worm) must have been his constant haunt.

We angled down, picking a spot just within the lighted area.

Johnny angled off to the tractor and tool shed and disappeared inside.

It was furrowed, angled, lean, and harsh to the eye of the observer.

They reached the edge of the marsh and angled along its edge, swimming strongly.

The foliage is of a lively green, leaves from three to five angled.

He could have been trusted not to be caught by the first woman that angled for him.

WORD ORIGIN

"to fish with a hook," mid-15c., from Old English angel (n.) "angle, hook, fishhook," related to anga "hook," from PIE *ang-/*ank- "to bend" (see angle (n.)). Cf. Old English angul, Old Norse öngull, Old High German angul, German Angel "fishhook." Figurative sense is recorded from 1580s.

Related: Angled; angling.

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