obliquely

All Adverb
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  • Without moving otherwise, she turned her head so that her eyes looked into his obliquely. Cited from The Street Called Straight, by Basil King
  • He neither made me any answer, nor turned his head, even obliquely, my way. Cited from The Diary and Letters of Madam D'Arblay Volume 2
  • He soon had enough of it, noted his direction exactly, and struck off obliquely. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, V2, Martin Anderson Nexo
  • On reaching a rise of land, it re-entered my place and ran obliquely across it. Cited from Success With Small Fruits, by E. P. Roe
  • It was a large room looking on a side street, and obliquely to the park. Cited from The Marriage of William Ashe, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • At the same time, the foot is set more obliquely upon the leg than in man. Cited from Lectures and Essays, by T.H. Huxley
  • She looked obliquely at his set face, and what she saw there made her feel ashamed. Cited from Harriet and the Piper, by Kathleen Norris
  • At least, as much as he could see of it, looking obliquely. Cited from Verner's Pride, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • I see things as they are; you look at them obliquely. Cited from The Short Cut, by Jackson Gregory
  • It was placed obliquely so that enemies could not attack the gate directly.
  • At the same time, the foot is set more obliquely upon the leg than in Man. Cited from The Antiquity of Man, by Charles Lyell
  • She ran obliquely across the yard in order to return in a greater hurry. Cited from The Automobile Girls At Washington, by Laura Dent Crane
  • Where waves strike a coast obliquely they drive the waste before them little by little along the shore. Cited from The Elements of Geology, by W. H. Norton
  • On either side of the table, a pole was set obliquely against the wall. Cited from In Indian Mexico (1908), by Frederick Starr
  • I distinctly remember having seen him run obliquely to the left there. Cited from The Pony Rider Boys in the Rockies, Patchin
  • So they left the path under the trees where they had been walking, and went obliquely across the street toward the fire. Cited from Marco Paul's Voyages and Travels: Vermont, by Jacob Abbott
  • Over the dark series they run vertically and over the light obliquely. Cited from A Study Of The Textile Art, by William H. Holmes
  • It also has a pale band running obliquely across the pre-discal area.
  • The concept of something good in and of itself (if only obliquely) makes its first appearance in this work.
  • This enables it to pass obliquely through the air from one tree to another. Cited from Malayan Literature, by Various Authors
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Meaning of obliquely

  • adverb At an oblique angle
    the sun shone aslant into his face