Definition of Obliquely

1. Adverb. To, toward or at one side. "Darting eyes looking sidelong out of a wizened face"

Exact synonyms: Sidelong, Sideways

2. Adverb. At an oblique angle. "The sun shone aslant into his face"
Exact synonyms: Aslant, Athwart
Partainyms: Oblique

Definition of Obliquely

1. adv. In an oblique manner; not directly; indirectly.

Definition of Obliquely

1. Adverb. in an oblique manner; sideways ¹

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Definition of Obliquely

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Obliquely

oblique rhyme
oblique rhymes
oblique ridge
oblique ridge of trapezium
oblique sailing
oblique section
oblique sinus of pericardium
oblique speech
oblique sphere
oblique step
oblique system of coordinates
oblique triangle
oblique vein of left atrium
oblique vein of the left atrium
obliquely (current term)
obliquus capitis inferior
obliquus capitis superior

Literary usage of Obliquely

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1889)
"AN obliquely CONTRACTED PELVIS FOLLOWING SCLERODERMA. ... 35, 1889) reports a case of obliquely contracted pelvis necessitating forceps delivery in a ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1830)
"The upper head of the radius is semi-circular, and a little concave; the body is slender; the lower head compressed, and cut obliquely, so that it is ..."

3. Lectures on Jurisprudence: Or, The Philosophy of Positive Law by John Austin, Sarah Austin (1873)
"When the law or rule is introduced obliquely, the proper purpose of its immediate author or authors is the decision M The following passage in Glanville's ..."

4. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1916)
"... the latter part of the following May, first, however, commonly cutting off the branch obliquely and plugging the cavity a little beyond Its pupal cell. ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"The distance had been well judged, and the writer, standing with camera ready, was able shortly to perceive the shadowy form rising obliquely under the port ..."

6. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Henry Vandyke Carter, Luther Holden (1878)
"306) arises a little above the lingual, and ascends obliquely forwards and upwards, beneath the body of the lower jaw, to the sub- maxillary gland, ..."

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