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oblique
used in The Aeneid

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Definition indirect; i.e., not straightforward
  • He said; and with his utmost force he threw The massy spear, which, hissing as it flew, Reach'd the celestial shield, that stopp'd the course; But, glancing thence, the yet unbroken force Took a new bent obliquely, and betwixt The side and bowels fam'd Anthores fix'd.
    Book 10 (84% in)

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