slantways


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slant·ways

 (slănt′wāz′)
adv.
Slantwise.
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Adv.1.slantways - at a slant; moving or directed in a slantwise position or direction
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slantways

, slantwise
advquer
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Let's look at the passenger!" The speaker was even larger than the Galway man, and his face was made curious by a purple cut running slantways from his left eye to the right corner of his mouth.
Like Cooper, Comentale finds in Eliot a vigorous (if slantways) "critique of economic modernity" (70).
That day I learned that the weight of a slaughtered pig's head multiplied by ten equals the weight of the carcass, that the butcher's hand must be swift, precise as the hand of a surgeon, and that the knife must fall on the carotid suddenly and slantways to make the windpipe sing.