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oblique

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of oblique

  1. 1 inclined or twisted to one side <gave the eavesdropper an oblique glance out of the corner of her eye> Synonyms askew, aslant, atilt, cock-a-hoop, cockeyed, crazy, crooked, listing, lopsided, awry, off-kilter, pitched, skewed, slanted, slanting, slantwise, tilted, tipping, unevenRelated Words asymmetrical (or asymmetric), unbalanced, unsymmetrical; contorted, disordered, distorted, irregularNear Antonyms ordered, orderly, regular, uniform; balanced, symmetrical (or symmetric)Antonyms even, level, straight

  2. 2 running in a slanting direction <in the painting the artist repeats the oblique line of the path with the oblique line of the outstretched arm> Synonyms cant, canted, graded, inclined, leaning, listing, diagonal, pitched, raked, slant, slanted, slantwise, sloped, sloping, tilted, tiltingNear Antonyms horizontal, level; plumb, up-and-down, vertical; parallel, perpendicular




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