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Crosswise

Antonyms of CROSSWISE
Examples of usage:
  1. The plaza was partitioned, and at regular intervals was a merchant, whose shop was a rude stick fixed upright in the ground, and having another crosswise at the top, covered with leaves and twigs, thus forming a sort of umbrella, to protect its sitting occupant from the sun. - "Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I." by John L. Stephens
  2. They must be polished nicely, and the polish lines should run parallel with the verge: this may not seem to some necessary, but if the polished lines run crosswise you can hear it rub distinctly and it would cause it to stop. - "History of the American Clock Business for the Past Sixty Years, and Life of Chauncey Jerome" by Chauncey Jerome
  3. Out of control, it slid crosswise in the narrow road. - "Ghost Beyond the Gate" by Mildred A. Wirt
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