leftward

[left-werd]
adverb
1.
Also, leftwards. toward or on the left.
adjective
2.
situated on the left.
3.
directed toward the left.

Origin:
1475–85; left1 + -ward

leftwardly, adverb
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leftward (ˈlɛftwəd)
 
adj
1.  on or towards the left
 
adv
2.  a variant of leftwards

leftwards or leftward (ˈlɛftwədz)
 
adv
towards or on the left
 
leftward or leftward
 
adv

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But going upward and leftward you will arrive at a point where the curve trends sharply upward and to the right.
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