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See definition of most crosswise on Dictionary.com
  • adj.across, at an angle
  • adj.across

synonyms for most crosswise

  • 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
  • diagonally
  • angular
  • athwart
  • awry
  • crisscross
  • cross
  • crossing
  • over
  • perpendicular
  • sideways
  • thwart
  • transverse
  • traverse
  • transversal
  • horizontally
  • vertically
  • crossways
  • aslant
  • contrariwise
  • longways
  • mullioned
  • transversely
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The grain of the outside veneer runs lengthwise, while that of the inside piece runs crosswise.
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In the meantime I had found a long stake, which I hung crosswise round his neck, and let him go loose with this ornament.
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Then he scrambled upon a small branch, where he perched crosswise.
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The windows were narrow strips of pine laid crosswise over each other, and covered with paper.
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The front wheels of the car were turned around crosswise of the track, tearing up the planks, rails and earth.
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