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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 of oblique askew, aslant, atilt, cock-a-hoop, cockeyed, crazy, crooked, listing, lopsided, awry, off-kilter, pitched, skewed, slanted, slanting, slantwise, tilted, tipping, unevenWords Related to oblique asymmetrical (or asymmetric), unbalanced, unsymmetrical; contorted, disordered, distorted, irregularNear Antonyms of oblique ordered, orderly, regular, uniform; balanced, symmetrical (or symmetric)Antonyms of oblique 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 of oblique cant, canted, graded, inclined, leaning, listing, diagonal, pitched, raked, slant, slanted, slantwise, sloped, sloping, tilted, tiltingNear Antonyms of oblique horizontal, level; plumb, up-and-down, vertical; parallel, perpendicular



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