- Obliquely Ob*lique"ly, adv.
In an oblique manner; not directly; indirectly. ``Truth
obliquely leveled.'' --Bp. Fell.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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obliquely — adverb 1) was the rope, strung across this road obliquely, a real weapon or just a simpleminded booby trap? Syn: diagonally, at an angle, slantwise, sideways, sidelong, aslant 2) she was an embarrassment, someone who could only be spoken of… … Thesaurus of popular words
obliquely — oblique ► ADJECTIVE 1) neither parallel nor at right angles; slanting. 2) not explicit or direct. 3) Geometry (of a line, plane figure, or surface) inclined at other than a right angle. ► NOUN Brit. another term for SLASH(Cf. ↑slasher) (in sense… … English terms dictionary
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obliquely — /euh bleek lee, oh bleek /; Mil. /euh bluyk lee, oh bluyk /, adv. in an oblique manner or direction. [1565 75; OBLIQUE + LY] * * * … Universalium
obliquely — adverb in an oblique manner; sideways … Wiktionary
obliquely — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cornerways, diagonally, cater corner; see cornerwise … English dictionary for students
obliquely — É™ blÉªËklÉª adv. in an oblique manner; diagonally; indirectly … English contemporary dictionary
obliquely — oblique·ly … English syllables
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obliquely — adverb 1. to, toward or at one side darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face • Syn: ↑sidelong, ↑sideways 2. at an oblique angle the sun shone aslant into his face • Syn: ↑aslant, ↑ … Useful english dictionary