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Definition of Obliquely

Obliquely

  1. In an oblique manner; not directly; indirectly.

Obliquely Quotations

Painting will have to deal more fully and less obliquely with life and nature's phenomena before it can again become great.
Edward Hopper

It is not always by plugging away at a difficulty and sticking to it that one overcomes it; often it is by working on the one next to it. Some things and some people have to be approached obliquely, at an angle.
Andre Gide

The impulse to write comes, I think, from a desire - perhaps a need - to give imaginative life to experience, to share it with the reader, not to cover up the truth but to deliver it obliquely.
Paul Theroux

If you're going to go to the moon, you don't shoot the rocket right at the moon. You have to go at it obliquely.
Drew Houston

Of course, sometimes when you write personally, you are also writing about society, obliquely reflecting topical issues, but not in a way that people would expect you to or in the way that someone trying to make a point would.
Suzanne Vega
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