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Princeton's WordNet

  1. athwartadverb

    at right angles to the center line of a ship

    aslant, obliquely

  2. obliquely, aslant, athwartadverb

    at an oblique angle

    "the sun shone aslant into his face"

    aslant, sidelong, obliquely, sideways

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. athwartprep.

    across, over, from one side of to the other

  2. athwartadjective

    across, crosswise, sidewise, obliquely

  3. athwartadjective

    wrong, wrongfully, unseasonably, unsuitably, MALAPROPOS

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