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  • nounshape formed by two lines meeting at a point
  • nounpersonal approach, purpose
  • verbfish
  • verbattempt

synonyms for angles

  • corner
  • edge
  • intersection
  • slant
  • twist
  • V
  • Y
  • bend
  • crook
  • crotch
  • cusp
  • decline
  • divergence
  • dogleg
  • elbow
  • flare
  • flection
  • flexure
  • fork
  • incline
  • knee
  • nook
  • notch
  • obliquity
  • point
  • turn
  • turning
  • cast
  • dangle a line
  • drop a line
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How to use angles in a sentence

The tower has four clock faces, pinnacles at the angles, and a steep slate roof and is 120 feet high.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Not far from it was placed a tea-table, close to a big sofa which stood out at right angles from the wall.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
The road had been built for bringing down lumber, and for six miles it was at perilous angles.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Four stairs from the bottom it turns round at right angles and deposits you fairly in the hall.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
You see, a Frenchman and an Englishman or an American, view marriage from entirely different angles.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The position tried him sorely, testing his new strength from such amazing and unexpected angles.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The same would be the case if the polar axis of one sphere stood precisely at right angles to that of the other.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
They are for the most part straight, and intersect each other at approximate right angles.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
As before noted, these ice fractures when drawn out naturally form fissures at right angles to the direction of the strain.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
White cliffs stretched high above the camp, with pine-trees growing at all angles from the interstices of rock.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
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