II. WORDS RELATING TO SPACE

II. DIMENSIONS

2. LINEAR DIMENSIONS
Obliquity.

[Nouns] obliquity, inclination, slope, slant, crookedness; slopeness; leaning; bevel, tilt; bias, list, twist, swag, cant, lurch; distortion [more]; bend (curve) [more]; tower of Pisa.

acclivity, rise, ascent, gradient, khudd, rising ground, hill, bank, declivity, downhill, dip, fall, devexity; gentle slope, rapid slope, easy ascent, easy descent; shelving beach; talus; monagne Russe; facilis descensus cerni.

steepness; cliff, precipice (vertical) [more]; escarpment, scarp.

[measure of inclination] clinometer; sine, cosine, cotangent, angle, hypothenuse.

diagonal, zigzag.

[Verbs] be oblique; slope, slant, lean, incline, shelve, stoop, decline, descend, bend, keel, careen, sag, swag, seel, slouch, cant, sidle.

render oblique; sway, bias; slope, slant; incline, bend, crook; cant, tilt; distort [more].

[Adjectives] oblique, inclined; sloping; tilted; recumbent, clinal, skew, askew, slant, aslant, plagihedral, indirect, wry, awry, ajee, crooked; knock-kneed (distorted) [more]; bevel, out of the perpendicular; aslope; asquint, backhanded; recubant.

uphill, rising, ascending, acclivous; downhill, falling, descending; declining, declivous, devex, anticlinal; steep, abrupt, precipitous, breakneck.

diagonal; transverse, transversal; athwart, antiparallel; curved [more].

[Adverbs] obliquely; on one side, all on one side; askew, askant, askance, edgewise, at an angle; sidelong, sideways; slopewise, slantwise; by a side wind.

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