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See definition of splays on Dictionary.com
  • as inslant
  • as inslope
  • as inflare

synonyms for splays

  • skew
  • tilt
  • aim
  • bank
  • beam
  • bend
  • bevel
  • cant
  • decline
  • descend
  • deviate
  • diverge
  • grade
  • heel
  • incline
  • lean
  • level
  • list
  • point
  • splay
  • swerve
  • tip
  • train
  • veer
  • lie obliquely
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antonyms for splays

MOST RELEVANT
  • rise
  • straighten
  • even
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How to use splays in a sentence

That is, his shoe is made to fit the foot, which narrows at the heel, and splays out at the toes.
ISLAM HER MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUEARTHUR GLYN LEONARD
The effect of the windows inside is much enhanced by the lovely quatrefoil ornamentation with which their splays are decorated.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF LICHFIELDA. B. CLIFTON
These are broken by long, narrow, round-headed openings, vivified by ball moldings ornamenting the heavy rounding of their splays.
CATHEDRALS OF SPAINJOHN A. (JOHN ALLYNE) GADE
It consists of three recessed arches hooding with deep splays the three doorways which lead into nave and side aisles.
CATHEDRALS OF SPAINJOHN A. (JOHN ALLYNE) GADE
Anglo-Saxon single-light windows have two splays, increasing in width from the centre of the wall in which the window is placed.
ENGLISH VILLAGESP. H. DITCHFIELD
She had a picture of him, of the embarrassment of the Splays and her friends, of the disapproval of Harry Luttrell.
THE SUMMONSA.E.W. MASON
In the undercroft itself the walls are impregnably thick, the windows narrow, with wide splays.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF WELLSPERCY DEARMER
He's got a mind that splays all over the place if you give him the least chance.
QUESTIONABLE SHAPESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
Round the walls and in the splays of the windows are a series of 14th-cent.
SOMERSETG.W. WADE AND J.H. WADE
The tracery is geometrical, and the shafts in the angles of the splays are banded.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF DURHAMJ. E. BYGATE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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