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How to use aslant in a sentence

It was all breeze and freshness, and the sunlight struck picturesquely aslant the hill-sides.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Mr. Wilding raised one eyebrow and looked aslant at Trenchard, whose weather-beaten face was suddenly agrin with stupefaction.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
The chinks were red with the outer glow, and a stream of mote-laden sunlight, aslant, came in at the companionway.
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
Even the Villa seemed to greet her, with the sun aslant on it; and the trees, trembling and weeping golden tears.
VILLA RUBEIN AND OTHER STORIESJOHN GALSWORTHY
The color-bearers kept well to the front with their flags, closely furled, aslant backward over their shoulders.
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
The rain drove past him into the kitchen, aslant like threads of gold silk in the shine of the wreckwood fire.
WANDERING HEATHSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
Both had dark faces, set off by cloth caps, which were drawn down aslant over their brows.
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Mrs. Rantzau stood on the upper deck in her dark blue dress, with the little toque coquettishly aslant on her head.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
Jarrow appeared at the starboard break of the poop, his hands on his hips, a cigar aslant in his mouth.
ISLE O' DREAMSFREDERICK F. MOORE
It was nearly dark, but a shaft of light came down aslant between two tree-tops.
LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ASLANT

  • angular
  • aslant
  • athwart
  • awry
  • contrariwise
  • crisscross
  • cross
  • crossing
  • crossways
  • diagonally
  • horizontally
  • longways
  • mullioned
  • over
  • perpendicular
  • sideways
  • thwart
  • transversal
  • transverse
  • transversely
  • traverse
  • vertically
  • angled
  • askance
  • askew
  • aslant
  • asymmetrical
  • awry
  • bent
  • cater-cornered
  • crooked
  • diagonal
  • distorted
  • diverging
  • inclined
  • leaning
  • on the bias
  • pitched
  • pitching
  • sideways
  • skew
  • slanted
  • sloping
  • strained
  • tilted
  • tilting
  • tipped
  • tipping
  • turned
  • twisted
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