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sideways

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sideways

  1. 1 with one side faced forward <I had to walk sideways to get between the two towering piles of boxes> Synonyms broadside, crabwise, edgeways [chiefly British], edgewise, sidewise Related Words aslant, indirectly, obliquely; laterally, sideward (or sidewards) Near Antonyms dead, direct, right, straight

  2. 2 with distrust <she glanced at us sideways when she heard us claim we weren't there that night> Synonyms distrustfully, doubtfully, doubtingly, dubiously, mistrustfully, askance, skeptically, suspiciouslyRelated Words hesitantly, hesitatingly, incredulously, questioningly, quizzically, unbelievingly; charily, guardedly, warily; captiously, critically, cynically, deprecatingly, disapprovingly, disparagingly, negatively, reproachfully, reproachingly, reprovingly, unfavorably; anxiously, apprehensively, uncomfortably, uneasilyNear Antonyms approvingly, favorably, positively; confidently, sanguinely; credulously, uncritically, unquestioninglyAntonyms trustfully, trustingly




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