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sideward

[sahyd-werd] /ˈsaɪd wərd/
adjective
1.
directed or moving toward one side.
adverb
2.
Also, sidewards. toward one side.
Origin of sideward
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see side1, -ward
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  • With sideward head she stood some seconds, smiling; and she sighed: "My name is Rachel—"

    The Lord of the Sea M. P. Shiel
  • No sideward glance they cast nor backward did Margaret ever look.

    St. Cuthbert's Robert E. Knowles
  • The boat answered the touch and gave a sideward lurch that sent it broadside against the vessel, and Hugh woke as from a trance.

    Miss Dexie Stanford Eveleth
  • Tam Wylie probed him slyly, with a sideward glimmer in his eye.

    The House with the Green Shutters George Douglas Brown
  • General von Werder had no alternative but to follow this sideward movement in all haste.

    The Franco-German War of 1870-71 Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  • Cicely demanded, indicating the nurse with a sideward wave of her head.

    Jupiter Lights Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • He saw it all with a sideward glance, his attention on the prowler.

    Space Prison Tom Godwin
  • He gazed at her villainously, out of sideward, blood-shot eyes.

    Shadows of Flames Amelie Rives
  • The sideward movement stopped, leaving the rocket canted at an angle of about forty-five degrees.

    First on the Moon Jeff Sutton
  • The Deacon grew uncomfortable beneath his sideward, estimating eye.

    The House with the Green Shutters George Douglas Brown
British Dictionary definitions for sideward

sideward

/ˈsaɪdwəd/
adjective
1.
directed or moving towards one side
adverb
2.
towards one side
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