Obliquely

  • 1 Obliquely — Ob*lique ly, adv. In an oblique manner; not directly; indirectly. Truth obliquely leveled. Bp. Fell. [1913 Webster] Declining from the noon of day, The sun obliquely shoots his burning ray. Pope [1913 Webster] His discourse tends obliquely to the …

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  • 2 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… …

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  • 3 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… …

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  • 4 obliquely — adverb see oblique I …

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  • 5 obliquely — /euh bleek lee, oh bleek /; Mil. /euh bluyk lee, oh bluyk /, adv. in an oblique manner or direction. [1565 75; OBLIQUE + LY] * * * …

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  • 6 obliquely — adverb in an oblique manner; sideways …

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  • 7 obliquely — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. cornerways, diagonally, cater corner; see cornerwise …

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  • 8 obliquely — É™ blɪːklɪ adv. in an oblique manner; diagonally; indirectly …

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  • 9 obliquely — oblique·ly …

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  • 10 obliquely — See: oblique …

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  • 11 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, ↑ …

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  • 12 obliquely erect — Directed obliquely, more or less at 45 degrees to basal surface [Butler, T.H.] …

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  • 13 Human leg — Lateral aspect of right leg Latin membrum inferios MeSH …

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  • 14 muscle — muscleless, adj. muscly, adj. /mus euhl/, n., v., muscled, muscling, adj. n. 1. a tissue composed of cells or fibers, the contraction of which produces movement in the body. 2. an organ, composed of muscle tissue, that contracts to produce a… …

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  • 15 Chen (Old Frame, First Routine, Lao Jia Yi Lu) — The different slow motion solo form training sequences of Taijiquan are the best known manifestation of Taiji for the general public. The forms are usually performed slowly by beginners and are designed to promote concentration, condition the… …

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  • 16 Tarucus theophrastus — Pointed Pierrot Museum specimens. Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …

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  • 17 Common carotid artery — Artery: Common carotid artery Schematic of the proximal aorta and its branches …

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  • 18 Castalius rosimon — Common Pierrot Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …

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  • 19 locomotion — /loh keuh moh sheuhn/, n. the act or power of moving from place to place. [1640 50; see LOCOMOTIVE, MOTION] * * * Any of various animal movements that result in progression from one place to another. Locomotion is classified as either… …

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  • 20 squint — squinter, n. squintingly, adv. squintingness, n. /skwint/, v.i. 1. to look with the eyes partly closed. 2. Ophthalm. to be affected with strabismus; be cross eyed. 3. to look or glance obliquely or sidewise; look askance. 4. to make or have an… …

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