aslant

Part of speech: adjective

Slanting; oblique; slantingly; obliquely.

Part of speech: adverb

Across slantingly; athwart.

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Usage examples "aslant":

  1. So, though love was strong, and was moving him to a straightforward course, the last tug of vanity drew him still aslant. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. The sun was shining aslant when they got up and a shadow lay upon the pool. - "Old Ebenezer", Opie Read.
  3. But when he struck afresh La Follette, lunging aslant and downwards, caught him below the wrist. - "The Justice of the King", Hamilton Drummond.