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WORD OF THE DAY
Athwart
ə-THwort
Part of speech: preposition
Origin: Late Middle English, late 15th century
1

From side to side of; across.

Examples of Athwart in a sentence

“The picnic tables and benches were arranged athwart the tent at odd angles.”

“The recent economic stats run athwart to predictions from the previous quarter.”