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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ob·lique·ly, adv. In an oblique manner; not directly; indirectly. “Truth obliquely leveled.”
 Declining from the noon of day,
 The sun obliquely shoots his burning ray.   --Pope
    His discourse tends obliquely to the detracting from others.   --Addison.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: to, toward or at one side; "darting eyes looking sidelong
             out of a wizened face" [syn: sidelong, sideways]
      2: at an oblique angle; "the sun shone aslant into his face"
         [syn: aslant, athwart]