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This perhaps accounted for the obliquity of his glance, which, some believed, conveyed a useful hint about his character.

They were wide and brown, deep as grotto pools, and strange, with a hint of obliquity alien to him by untold centuries.

On the contrary, what I see in it is a spurious sensibility and that moral obliquity to which I have referred.

If the obliquity of the ecliptic were made 10 greater, what would be the effect upon the seasons in the temperate zones?

All darkness had not passed away from their understandings, nor all obliquity from their hearts.


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On this page you'll find 131 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to obliquity, such as: corner, edge, intersection, slant, twist, and bend.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.