aslant


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Synonyms for aslant

having an oblique or slanted direction

at an oblique angle

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The diggers dug all through the short night by flaring pipes of gas, and on a level with the early sun, and deeper and deeper below it as it rose into its zenith, and aslant of it as it declined, and on a level with it again as it departed.
as, for a moment, Hepzibah fancied might be the case) into a great, wet mass of tangled and broad-leaved shadow, where the squash-vines were clambering tumultuously upon an old wooden framework, set casually aslant against the fence.
He withdrew it from his hatband, where he always wore it aslant like a feather.
When at last we got into the town, the people came out to their doors, all aslant, and with streaming hair, making a wonder of the mail that had come through such a night.
Whenever I watched the vessels standing out to sea with their white sails spread, I somehow thought of Miss Havisham and Estella; and whenever the light struck aslant, afar off, upon a cloud or sail or green hill-side or water-line, it was just the same.
He swam seaward again, beyond reach of the surf that was beating against the land, and at the same time he kept looking towards the shore to see if he could find some haven, or a spit that should take the waves aslant.
For the morning sun fell aslant on the great glass globe with gold fish in it, which stood on a scagliola pillar in front of the ready-spread bachelor breakfast-table, and by the side of this breakfast-table was a group which would have made any room enticing.
The barrel of his rifle glinted aslant before his big red face.
27 Aslant Kursad, "US Foreign policy Towards Central Asia" Institutions Matter Allacademic Research (2007): 3-4.
In my sleep, I dream always of an old woman on her toes, her hands raised high above her head, wrists aslant, almost broken.
That's one reason I was interested in Omette [Coleman], He was playing aslant and against things, and with that plastic alto sax, people could not reproduce his sound.
Aslant, you appear in relief but feel yourself moving out of the old female sleep.
2014) showed that OCD patients have a significant white matter increase in the corpus callosum, cingulum bundle, right anterior thalamic radiation and left arcuate fasciculus, along with decreases in the right superior longitudinal fasciculus, cortico-spinal tract, frontal aslant tract and anterior body of the corpus callosum.
Now she stands musing on the beach, leg locked, pelvis aslant, thumb and forefinger propped along the iliac crest and lightly, propped lightly as an athlete.
For his part, Abdullah bin Fahd Al-Hussain, President of the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), who is also President of the 4th News Agencies World Congress, expressed happiness to attend this meeting, expressing thanks to the President of Azerbaijan for his patronage of this event and the Director General of Azeri news Agency (AZERTAC) Aslant Aslanov for a good organization and warm hospitality.