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oblique

adjective

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1 inclined or twisted to one side
  • gave the eavesdropper an oblique glance out of the corner of her eye

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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

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The first known use of oblique was in the 15th century

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“Oblique.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/oblique. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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