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  • s  having an oblique or slanted direction
  • r  over or across in a slanting direction
  • r  at an oblique angle
    the sun shone aslant into his face

  • Through the rain a company of battle-seasoned Philippine Scouts slopped up toward the Bataan front, rifles aslant.
  • Leaning gallantly aslant, flouncing a foamy white ruffle at her gay forefoot, her great bellying sails stretched taut aloft, Brittannia rushed past the finish buoy off .
  • Starting with The Hunt for Red October (1984), his five thrillers, heavy on technology and all bearing directly or aslant on the threat of superpower confrontation, have sold 28 .

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