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Synonyms for edgeways

as if by an edge


with the edge forward or on, by, or toward the edge


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Letters written back then drove the missionaries crazy because they could not get a word in edgewise.
It is very difficult to get a word in edgewise during these moments, but I did manage to strike a glancing blow to the comment that "we can't afford to ignore these issues.
What us mass transit advocates did - when we were allowed to get a word in edgewise - was urge the NIMBYs to actually be for something and try to come up with real ways to get the mass transit the Valley so desperately needs.
In the early days, especially, it wasn't easy to get a word in edgewise on Hearn, who would run out of time before he did observations.
Others can't even get a word in edgewise during staff meetings.