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diagonal
used in The Bourne Identity

15 uses
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Definition
a straight line connecting opposite corners of a rectangle; or any slope that could connect the corners of an imaginary rectangle that has one side parallel to the floor
  • The two men started diagonally across the lobby together, the woman toward the front desk.
    Chapter 5 (30% in)
  • Diagonally across the street from the entrance.
    Chapter 11 (54% in)
  • We will not lose it" The driver plunged diagonally forward into the combat of traffic.
    Chapter 13 (82% in)
  • The major in the back seat dozed, his long body angled into the corner, his legs stretched out diagonally across the floor.
    Chapter 19 (1% in)
  • The limousine was parked between two streetlamps, diagonally across from the heavy ornamental doors of the brownstone.
    Chapter 20 (0% in)
  • The white cloth of the shirt was punctured in a half-dozen places, a diagonal line of bullets across the chest.
    Chapter 21 (92% in)
  • The elevator had been on his left when he had entered, not after he had parked the car; it had been diagonally' to his right then.
    Chapter 32 (24% in)
  • Bourne crouched, diving diagonally backward as four gunshots came in rapid succession, three screeching ricochets spinning off beyond sound.
    Chapter 32 (86% in)
  • He crouched in the shadows of the corner building, diagonally across from the two men in the stationary sedan.
    Chapter 33 (24% in)
  • Jason ran diagonally across the intersection, one more running figure in the rapidly gathering crowd.
    Chapter 33 (40% in)
  • I've made arrangements for you to be in an unmarked government car diagonally across from the house.
    Chapter 35 (23% in)
  • He twisted his fingers inward, yanking his hands together, vicing the forearm beneath his blood-soaked neck and wrenched the arm diagonally up.
    Chapter 35 (59% in)
  • The instant it stopped, Jason raised his own weapon and fired diagonally through the door; the burst was repeated.
    Chapter 35 (62% in)
  • Bourne sprang out of his recess and fired four shots in rapid succession at the figure on the staircase; a line of bullet holes and eruptions of blood appeared diagonally across the man's collar.
    Chapter 35 (66% in)
  • Instead, he crouched, then sprang like a white panther diagonally forward, his hands outstretched.
    Chapter 35 (80% in)

There are no more uses of "diagonal" in The Bourne Identity.

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