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athwart

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1 from one side to the other of an intervening space

  • after it enters the Gulf of Mexico, the hurricane is predicted to advance athwart to the Texas coastline
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2 in a line or direction running from corner to corner

  • we hung the twisted strips of crepe paper athwart to the floor and ceiling so that they formed giant crosses on all four walls
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on the bias, on the diagonal

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athwart

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to the opposite side of

  • athwart the road was farmland as far as the eye could see
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