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oblique
(adj)
ǝ-BLEEK
Meaning

1. slanting; at an angle

1st Sample Sentence

1. The crack ran at an oblique angle across the window pane.

2nd Meaning

2. indirect

2nd Sample Sentence

2. I tried to tell him, in an oblique way, that it was too late and I was too tired to discuss the matter with him now.

Root

obliquus (slanting, sidelong, indirect) (Latin)

Mnemonics

Oblique - split it like OB (object) lique (sounds as LIKE). So OBject Like, referring something indirectly.

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