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diagonal
used in The God of Small Things

3 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
  • She wore a thin white towel arranged diagonally over her chest and slung over one shoulder.
    Chapter 14 (5% in)
  • There was a diagonal slash across the mottled bark of each tree through which milky rubber seeped like white blood from a wound, and dripped into the waiting half of a coconut shell that had been tied to the tree.
    Chapter 13 (96% in)
  • As they lurched into the deeper water they began to row diagonally upstream, against the current, the way Velutha had taught them to.
    Chapter 16 (47% in)

There are no more uses of "diagonal" in The God of Small Things.

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