Slopingly
Sloping Slop"ing, a. Inclining or inclined from the plane of the horizon, or from a horizontal or other right line; oblique; declivous; slanting. -- {Slop"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

The sloping land recedes into the clouds. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]


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  • slopingly — See sloper. * * * …   Universalium

  • slopingly — slop·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • slopingly — adverb with a slant • Syn: ↑slantingly • Derived from adjective: ↑sloping, ↑slanting (for: ↑slantingly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • slope — slopingly, adv. slopingness, n. /slohp/, v., sloped, sloping, n. v.i. 1. to have or take an inclined or oblique direction or angle considered with reference to a vertical or horizontal plane; slant. 2. to move at an inclination or obliquely: They …   Universalium

  • slantingly — adverb with a slant (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑slopingly • Derived from adjective: ↑sloping (for: ↑slopingly), ↑slanting …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aslope — A*slope , adv. & a. [Pref. a + slope.] Slopingly; aslant; declining from an upright direction; sloping. Set them not upright, but aslope. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slantly — Slantwise Slant wise , Slantly Slant ly, adv. In an inclined direction; obliquely; slopingly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slantwise — Slant wise , Slantly Slant ly, adv. In an inclined direction; obliquely; slopingly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squint — (skw[i^]nt), a. [Cf. D. schuinte a slope, schuin, schuinsch, sloping, oblique, schuins slopingly. Cf. {Askant}, {Askance}, {Asquint}.] 1. Looking obliquely. Specifically: (Med.), not having the optic axes coincident; said of the eyes. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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