Directly and Obliquely


Directly adverb - In a direct line or course.

Obliquely is an antonym for directly.

Nearby Words: direct, direction, directed, directness


Obliquely adverb - In a line or direction running from corner to corner.
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Synonyms for Obliquely

Directly is an antonym for obliquely.

Nearby Words: oblique, obliquity

Both words in one sentence

  • You Wanna Get Sued? But with dialogue, a common way is to have a character obliquely reference the Fourth Wall by stopping the mention before it finishes, directly warning the speaker about getting their makers in trouble.
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