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oblique
used in Washington Square

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Definition
indirect; i.e., not straightforward
  • "You see, people forget you," he said, smiling at Catherine with his delightful gaze, while he leaned forward obliquely, turning towards her, with his elbows on his knees.
    Chapter 4 (39% in)

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