Thesaurus / athwart

other words for athwart

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

USE athwart IN A SENTENCE

Join our early testers! See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Flaunt it as we choose, athwart and over the roads of our progress loom huge uncertainty, and dreadful, threatening gloom.
Gigantic behind them, athwart the carrier lay the captured aeropile.
WHEN THE SLEEPER WAKESHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Athwart the distance he could perceive the wide blue horizon of Lake Michigan.
THE BLAZED TRAILSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
They stood on the crest of the ancient wall and the setting sun cast long shadows of them athwart a field of springing wheat.
Then the victor alighted and served Lionel as he had done the others, binding him and flinging him athwart his own horse.
There is a sharp line between the two; but athwart it stands the tenement, all the time blurring and blotting it out.
In this way it might be literally possible 'to hear a shadow fall athwart the stillness.'
Did the shadow of the axe or gibbet fall athwart his dreams?
THE FIFTH OF NOVEMBERCHARLES S. BENTLEY
For twenty years that sad and beautiful face haunted me, and it haunts me yet athwart life and death.
MONTEZUMA'S DAUGHTERH. RIDER HAGGARD
Through his uncertainty, athwart the deep perplexity of his mind, moved hope and a shadowed joy.
CHILDREN OF THE MISTEDEN PHILLPOTTS

WORDS RELATED TO ATHWART

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.