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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Toward or at one side.

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  • adj. Toward a side.
  • adv. Toward a side.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In or from a lateral direction; toward the side; sidewise.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. toward one side


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  • Prince Akuli shot an apprehensive glance sideward to where, under the shade of a kukui tree, an old wahine (Hawaiian woman) was just settling herself to begin on some work in hand.


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  • Without so much as a sideward glance, the car began to plow into the front of the taxi.

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