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 for obliquely
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Obliquely \Ob*lique"ly\, adv.
     In an oblique manner; not directly; indirectly. "Truth
     obliquely leveled." --Bp. Fell.
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           Declining from the noon of day,
           The sun obliquely shoots his burning ray. --Pope
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           His discourse tends obliquely to the detracting from
           others.                                  --Addison.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: to, toward or at one side; "darting eyes looking sidelong
             out of a wizened face" [syn: sidelong, sideways,
      2: at an oblique angle; "the sun shone aslant into his face"
         [syn: obliquely, aslant, athwart]

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