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  • A shadow cut diagonally across his face.
  • There were a few lights, cars parked diagonally at the curb, a movie theater, a store window displaying pink underwear among kitchen utensils.
  • Two diagonal ridges stood out faintly on his forehead, parallel with his slanting eyebrows.
  • The diagonal lines stood out sharper on Wynand’s forehead.
  • If we take the horizontal as the one-dimensional, the vertical as the two-dimensional, the diagonal as the three-dimensional, and the interpenetration of spaces as the fourth-dimensional—architecture being a fourth-dimensional art—we can see quite simply that this building is homaloidal, or—in the language of the layman—flat.

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  • The artist used diagonal lines to create tension.
  • A pink scar started under his right eye, hit the corner of his nose, and ran diagonally across his upper lip.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman

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