We are in a crater, the English are coming down obliquely, they are turning our flank and working in behind us.
The next throw whizzes obliquely over the corner and clears a passage; as we run past we toss handfuls down into the dug-outs, the earth shudders, it crashes, smokes and groans, we stumble over slippery lumps of flesh, over yielding bodies; I fall into an open belly on which lies a clean, new officer’s cap.
There are no more uses of "oblique" in the book.
Show samples from other sources
I sat up: oblique strain to the cartilage between the lower ribs.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
Sunny was one store down, in front of the stationer’s, and I watched her obliquely from inside.