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To dive was to escape the heat of this place, a geographic hot spot athwart the equator.
TWILIGHT OF THE NAUTILUS - ISSUE 104: HARMONYPETER WARDAUGUST 11, 2021NAUTILUS
The hyper-wealthy host of a popular cable-news show somehow still manages to stand athwart the establishment, fighting for truth in the face of a shadowy left-wing cabal.
PERHAPS TUCKER CARLSON’S DATA CHERRY-PICKING ISN’T LIMITED TO VACCINESPHILIP BUMPMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One hot summer afternoon, I carried her athwart my hips into the pool at our beach club in Long Beach, New York.
EVERY THANKSGIVING, MY MENTAL HEALTH STRATEGY IS RECALLING MEMORABLE, PERSONAL MOMENTSBOB BRODYNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Armstrong is standing athwart recent trends at the highest levels of corporate America.
COINBASE WANTS TO REJECT POLITICS. IT SHOULD ALREADY KNOW HOW RISKY THAT IS.DZANEMORRISSEPTEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
The glowing heavens, luminous athwart the clouds of fine, suspended sand, laid this ominous hint of dream upon the entire day.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Silently the turnkey passes the cell, like a flitting mystery casting its shadow athwart a troubled soul.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
A hemlock had fallen athwart it, and they sat down where they could look out upon a majestic panorama of towering rock and snow.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
A few pines were sprinkled about the slopes of the gully, and one or two of them which had fallen lay athwart the creek.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
A trail of filmy vapor crawled out athwart the lower pines and covered them as it rolled rapidly upward.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
Expect me then soon, for I hope to run athwart you, yardarm and yardarm, as an old salt we once knew used to say.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ATHWART

  • angular
  • aslant
  • at right angles
  • athwart
  • awry
  • contrariwise
  • crisscross
  • cross
  • crossing
  • diagonally
  • from side to side
  • horizontally
  • longways
  • on the bias
  • over
  • perpendicular
  • sideways
  • thwart
  • transversal
  • transverse
  • transversely
  • traverse
  • vertically
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