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slantwise

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 inclined or twisted to one side
  • a hodgepodge of slantwise postcards tacked to the wall of his cubicle

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2 running in a slanting direction
  • the slantwise cables that run between the roadway and the towers give the bridge a cathedral-like appearance

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slantwise

adverb

Synonyms of slantwise (Entry 2 of 2)

so as to slant
  • be careful not to lay the first boards slantwise, or the whole bookcase won't be straight

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“Slantwise.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slantwise. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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