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əˈθwɔrtathwart

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. athwartadverb

    at right angles to the center line of a ship

    Synonyms:
    aslant, obliquely

  2. obliquely, aslant, athwartadverb

    at an oblique angle

    "the sun shone aslant into his face"

    Synonyms:
    aslant, sidelong, obliquely, sideways

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. athwartprep.

    Synonyms:
    across, over, from one side of to the other

  2. athwartadjective

    Synonyms:
    across, crosswise, sidewise, obliquely

  3. athwartadjective

    Synonyms:
    wrong, wrongfully, unseasonably, unsuitably, MALAPROPOS

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