OBLIQUE

oblique

1. [Adjective]: slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angular; "the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its bas

2. [Noun]: any grammatical case other than the nominative

3. [Noun]: a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso

4. indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading; "used devious means to achieve success"; "gave oblique answers to direct questions"; "oblique political maneuvers"

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