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synonyms for flanking

  • oblique
  • crabwise
  • edgeways
  • side-by-side
  • sidelong
  • sideward
  • sideway
  • sideways
  • sidewise
  • skirting

antonyms for flanking

MOST RELEVANT
  • centered
  • central
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How to use flanking in a sentence

In fact, the true tug only begins when we try to carry the second line and the flanking machine guns.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Passing the flanking line of mesas, Bill pushed his way up a watercourse between two foothills.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
Flanking these are sacred figures, which are too small to be attractive at a greater distance than six yards.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
Once more we robbed the stone wall, building our two flanking paths of stepping-stones to the other side of the brook.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
A considerable effort at ornamentation has been made on the walls flanking the balcony described.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
At first the fire was most severe in the warehouses flanking the Grand Square and along the quays.
THE STORY OF MOSCOWWIRT GERRARE
Well, that's Rowley's flanking column of levies and the Massachusetts men.
THE RECKONINGROBERT W. CHAMBERS
The cavalry flanking circuits made possible the driving of the enemy from his extended position.
WAS GENERAL THOMAS SLOW AT NASHVILLE?HENRY V. BOYNTON
It was now dusk, but the two regiments engaged in the flanking movement pushed on to gain the bluff.
THE MEMOIRS OF GENERAL P. H. SHERIDAN, COMPLETEGENERAL PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN
Now warned of the approach of the flanking column, he moved rapidly to counter it.
MANASSES (BULL RUN) NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK-VIRGINIAFRANCIS F. WILSHIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLANKING

  • crabwise
  • edgeways
  • flanking
  • oblique
  • side-by-side
  • sidelong
  • sideward
  • sideway
  • sideways
  • sidewise
  • skirting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.