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synonyms for slantways

  • crosswise
  • askew
  • aslant
  • cater-corner
  • catty-corner
  • cornerwise
  • kitty-corner
  • obliquely
  • on a slant
  • on the bias
  • slantingways
  • slantwise
  • slaunchways
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How to use slantways in a sentence

These under the cherry trees with the sunshine shining through slantways made one of the brilliant sights of a lifetime.
LETTERS FROM CHINA AND JAPANJOHN DEWEY
What makes a kite go up slantways against, or on, the wind, which is the same thing in sailing?
THE BOY RANCHERS OF PUGET SOUNDHAROLD BINDLOSS
The sun looked slantways in upon them, opening a way into the heart of the mist, like a rapier thrust by a master's wrist.
LOCHINVARS. R. CROCKETT
In a moving medium waves do not advance in their normal direction, they advance slantways.
THE ETHER OF SPACEOLIVER LODGE
You see, she doesn't go straight across the river; she goes slantways down the stream.
JACK AMONG THE INDIANSGEORGE BIRD GRINNELL
So it jumped slantways across the soft, central cushion of the trail into the other track.
OVER PRAIRIE TRAILSFREDERICK PHILIP GROVE
He threw himself over slantways, and with his head bent as if it was broken, dropped into her arms.
LIFE AND DEATH OF HARRIETT FREANMAY SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO SLANTWAYS

  • askew
  • aslant
  • cater-corner
  • catty-corner
  • cornerwise
  • crosswise
  • kitty-corner
  • obliquely
  • on a slant
  • on the bias
  • slantingways
  • slantways
  • slantwise
  • slaunchways
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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