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## Synonyms for diagonal

*adj*

**angled**

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### oblique

adjective. slanting; at an angle

### slope

noun. slant, tilt

### slopes

noun. slant, tilt

### transversal

adjective. transverse

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## Word Origin & History

## Example Sentences for diagonal

The jump was diagonal, and made under most difficult circumstances.

Taking this diagonal line as the length, describe another square.

The sand gully opened towards the sea in a diagonal direction.

A door to the left, set in a diagonal wall, gives on to a corridor.

Some of the young chaps have their dress-coats made of diagonal.

The diagonal of a square would be the same length as its side.

In fig. 104, it is the diagonal lines only that are utilised for the pattern.

Hence we may measure the radius along the diagonal lines if we choose.

He presses on in a diagonal line between pursued and pursuers.

The interior of the framework they strengthened by two diagonal braces.