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To target your obliques—the muscles on the sides of your stomach—slide your knee into your chest diagonally.
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The wait for assistance for a taxed bullpen, meanwhile, ended when Wander Suero was reinstated from the injured list following a left oblique strain.
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Likewise, while it seems imbedded with symbolism that is keyed to deeply personal associations from its creators – much like the work of David Lynch – those symbols are at once too ordinary and too oblique to make us care.
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Satellites can only peer down on smoke plumes from above or from oblique angles, and their payload is limited to lighter instruments.
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That said, the season seven writers never quite figured out how to hit the oblique angles in their relationship the way Sherman-Palladino did — the insults inside the compliments, the declarations of love inside the insults.
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To do it, you create a sideways-facing C between your inside hip and shoulder by engaging your obliques, bringing your lower ribs toward your hip bones and rotating from the waist each time you initiate a downhill turn.
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Even the hardy Mohammedan was haggard and spent, and his oblique eyes glowed like the red embers of a dying fire.
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Even the light eyes seemed to have grown slightly oblique; the voice, the unimpassioned greeting, were those of a son of Cathay.
DOPESAX ROHMER
Testa minuta oblique conica tenuis pellucida linea albida opaca et fasciis coccineis ornata, anfractibus valde convexis.
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Like the beams of the winter sun which have little warmth in them, the line of our vision is somewhat oblique.
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WORDS RELATED TO OBLIQUE

  • clandestine
  • concealed
  • crafty
  • crooked
  • cunning
  • deceptive
  • devious
  • dirty-dealing
  • dishonest
  • dishonorable
  • disingenuous
  • duplicitous
  • fraudulent
  • furtive
  • guileful
  • hush-hush
  • indirect
  • insidious
  • oblique
  • on the QT
  • on the quiet
  • secret
  • secretive
  • shady
  • shifty
  • slippery
  • sly
  • sneaking
  • sneaky
  • stealthy
  • sub-rosa
  • surreptitious
  • treacherous
  • tricky
  • two-faced
  • two-timing
  • under wraps
  • undercover
  • underhanded
  • unethical
  • unfair
  • unjust
  • unscrupulous
  • wily
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