thwartly
adverb see thwart III

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Thwartly — Thwart ly, adv. Transversely; obliquely. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thwartly — See thwarter. * * * …   Universalium

  • thwartly — adverb see thwart II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thwart — Thwart, adv. [See {Thwart}, a.] Thwartly; obliquely; transversely; athwart. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thwart — I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English thwerten, from thwert, adverb Date: 13th century 1. a. to run counter to so as to effectively oppose or baffle ; contravene b. to oppose successfully ; defeat the hopes or aspirations of 2. to pass… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • across — Synonyms and related words: across the grain, against, astraddle, astride, athwart, athwartships, bendwise, beyond, bias, biased, biaswise, catercorner, catercornered, confronting, contrariwise, contrawise, crisscross, cross, cross grained,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • athwart — Synonyms and related words: across, across the grain, adverse to, against, against the grain, against the tide, against the wind, at cross purposes, at cross purposes with, at daggers, at daggers drawn, at issue, at odds, at variance, at war with …   Moby Thesaurus

  • crisscross — Synonyms and related words: Calvary cross, Christogram, Greek cross, Jerusalem cross, Latin cross, Maltese cross, Russian cross, T, X, across, across the grain, ankh, athwart, athwartships, avellan cross, bar, chi, chi rho, chiasmal, chiasmic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cross — Synonyms and related words: Agnus Dei, Calvary cross, Cape Colored, Christogram, Eurasian, Greek cross, Holy Grail, Host, Jerusalem cross, John Hancock, Latin cross, Malacca cane, Maltese cross, Russian cross, Sanctus bell, Sangraal, T, X, abjure …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cross grained — Synonyms and related words: across, across the grain, against the grain, athwart, athwartships, bearish, bitchy, broken, bumpy, cankered, cantankerous, choppy, churlish, coarse, coarse grained, contrariwise, contrary, contrawise, corrugated,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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