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  • as inaskew
  • as incockeyed

synonyms for askant

  • awry
  • off-center
  • askance
  • aslant
  • bent
  • catawampus
  • cockeyed
  • crookedly
  • curved
  • knotted
  • lopsided
  • oblique
  • obliquely
  • slanted
  • slanting
  • to one side
  • topsy-turvey
  • turned
  • twisted
  • yaw ways
  • zigzag
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How to use askant in a sentence

The old woman looked askant and alarmed at the unexpected apparition.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Spirituality does not light it; evanescent dreams are its oil-lamps, often with wick askant in the socket.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
The old woman looked up askant—the music of the voice that addressed her sounded harsh on her ear.
EUGENE ARAM, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Christie, looking askant at the animal, explained: "A moose is an awesome beast—it's no like a mon!"
CHRISTIE JOHNSTONECHARLES READE
She was desperately conscious of me, watching me askant with the curiously commingled fear and trustfulness of a child.
MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL 31, NO 2, JUNE 1908VARIOUS
A few quiet tears followed these brave words, and Grace looked at her askant, and began to do her justice.
PUT YOURSELF IN HIS PLACECHARLES READE
The eyes are said "to be turned askant," or "to waver from side to side," or "the eyelids to be lowered and partly closed."
THE EXPRESSION OF EMOTION IN MAN AND ANIMALSCHARLES DARWIN
"I have lost the town records," stammered he, and he looked askant at the man like a fox caught near a hen-roost.
THE CLOISTER AND THE HEARTHCHARLES READE
Gerard pondered these simple words, and eyed her askant, carrying the child with perfect ease.
THE CLOISTER AND THE HEARTHCHARLES READE
Captain Jackman, in these few moments of pause in the talk, seemed to make an askant study of the commander, who sat opposite.
A TALE OF TWO TUNNELSWILLIAM CLARK RUSSELL
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WORDS RELATED TO ASKANT

  • askance
  • askant
  • aslant
  • awry
  • bent
  • catawampus
  • cockeyed
  • crookedly
  • curved
  • knotted
  • lopsided
  • oblique
  • obliquely
  • off-center
  • slanted
  • slanting
  • to one side
  • topsy-turvey
  • turned
  • twisted
  • yaw ways
  • zigzag
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.