Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de oblique

(adjectivo) 
Definition
indirect or evasive
It was an oblique reference to his time in prison.
Sinônimos
indirect
The goods went by a rather indirect route.
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roundabout
a roundabout route
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backhanded
In a backhanded way, he raises yet another objection.
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evasive
He was evasive about the circumstances of their first meeting.
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elliptical
elliptical references to matters best not discussed in public
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circuitous
They were taken on a circuitous route home.
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circumlocutory
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inexplicit
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Opostos
(adjectivo) 
Definition
at an angle
The mountain ridge runs at an oblique angle to the coastline.
Sinônimos
slanting
those slanting cheekbones
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angled
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sloped
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sloping
the gently sloping beach
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tilted
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tilting
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slanted
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diagonal
a pattern of diagonal lines
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at an angle
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canted
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slantwise
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atilt
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cater-cornered (US, informal)
(adjectivo) 
She gave him an oblique glance.
Sinônimos
sidelong
She gave him a quick sidelong glance.
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sideways
Alfred shot him a sideways glance.
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covert
They have been supplying covert military aid to the rebels.
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indirect
Her remarks amounted to an indirect appeal for aid.
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furtive
a furtive glance over her shoulder
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surreptitious
They had several surreptitious conversations.

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of backhanded
In a backhanded way, he raises yet another objection.
in the sense of circuitous
Definition
indirect and lengthy
They were taken on a circuitous route home.
Sinônimos
in the sense of covert
Definition
concealed or secret
They have been supplying covert military aid to the rebels.

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