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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - At an oblique angle; At right angles to the center line of a ship.

Usage examples (32)
  • He was 29 when, in 1955, he launched National Review with the vow that it "stands athwart history, yelling Stop."
  • Adverb : a ship riding athwart
  • The Fury flew athwart, and made th 'endeavor void.
  • Then will they stretch their pow'r athwart the land, for more
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