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CIDE DICTIONARY
ROGET THESAURUS
obliger | obliging | obligingly | obligingness | obligor | obliquation | oblique | oblique angle | oblique bandage | oblique case | oblique triangle

obliquation

CIDE DICTIONARY

obliquationn. [L. obliquatio, fr. obliquare to turn obliquely. See Oblique.].
  •  The act of becoming oblique; a turning to one side; obliquity; as, the obliquation of the eyes.  Sir T. Browne.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Deviation from moral rectitude.  [1913 Webster]

ROGET THESAURUS

obliquation

Deviation

N deviation, swerving, obliquation, warp, refraction, flection, flexion, sweep, deflection, deflexure, declination, diversion, digression, depart from, aberration, divergence, zigzag, detour, divagation, wandering, vagrancy, evagation, bypaths and crooked ways, byroad, sidling, knight's move at chess, deviating, aberrant, errant, excursive, discursive, devious, desultory, loose, rambling, stray, erratic, vagrant, undirected, circuitous, indirect, zigzag, crab-like, astray from, round about, wide of the mark, to the right about, all manner of ways, circuitously, obliquely, sideling, like the move of the knight on a chessboard.


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