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obliquity

See definition of obliquity on Dictionary.com
  • as inangle
  • as infolly
  • as ingrade
  • as inslope

synonyms for obliquity

  • corner
  • edge
  • intersection
  • slant
  • twist
  • V
  • Y
  • bend
  • crook
  • crotch
  • cusp
  • decline
  • divergence
  • dogleg
  • elbow
  • flare
  • flection
  • flexure
  • fork
  • incline
  • knee
  • nook
  • notch
  • point
  • turn
  • turning
See also synonyms for: obliquitous
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How to use obliquity in a sentence

This perhaps accounted for the obliquity of his glance, which, some believed, conveyed a useful hint about his character.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
They were wide and brown, deep as grotto pools, and strange, with a hint of obliquity alien to him by untold centuries.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
On the contrary, what I see in it is a spurious sensibility and that moral obliquity to which I have referred.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
If the obliquity of the ecliptic were made 10 greater, what would be the effect upon the seasons in the temperate zones?
A TEXT-BOOK OF ASTRONOMYGEORGE C. COMSTOCK
All darkness had not passed away from their understandings, nor all obliquity from their hearts.
GREAT EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICACHARLES A. GOODRICH
Obliquity is sometimes righted spontaneously, but more frequently it requires the interference of art.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
This statement applies to both sexes, but the obliquity is greater in the female than in the male.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
Yet deep in his nature was that obliquity, that adeptness at trickery, that facility in deceit, which made him the success he was.
THE SHADOWARTHUR STRINGER
He rendered much service to the science of astronomy, and first observed the obliquity of the ecliptic.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
Poets have sometimes displayed an obliquity of taste in their female favourites.
CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. 1 (OF 3)ISAAC D'ISRAELI
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OBLIQUITY

  • V
  • Y
  • bend
  • corner
  • crook
  • crotch
  • cusp
  • decline
  • divergence
  • dogleg
  • edge
  • elbow
  • flare
  • flection
  • flexure
  • fork
  • incline
  • intersection
  • knee
  • nook
  • notch
  • obliquity
  • point
  • slant
  • turn
  • turning
  • twist
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.