Japanese geishas and Arab sheiks are also obtusely name-checked.
The anterior part of the animal is obtusely rounded off, the caudal end being conical.
The caps were obtusely convex and of a grayish rufescent color.
"I suppose we might go inside, too," suggested Sylvia obtusely.
Seventh cervical: Spine as high as the arch, obtusely pointed.
Anterior wings (in the male) narrow, obtusely attenuated; in the female broader, and obliquely rounded.
Occasionally the body-whorl is obtusely carinated just below the suture.
The windows are placed under widely splayed, obtusely pointed four centred arches.
"She isn't poor; she is very well off," says Mr. Kelly, obtusely.
Fused spines of the first to third cervicals nearly vertical, rather high, and obtusely pointed.
early 15c., "dull, blunted," from Middle French obtus (fem. obtuse), from Latin obtusus "blunted, dull," also used figuratively, past participle of obtundere "to beat against, make dull," from ob "against" (see ob-) + tundere "to beat," from PIE *(s)tud-e- "to beat, strike, push, thrust," from root *(s)teu- "to push, stick, knock, beat" (cf. Latin tudes "hammer," Sanskrit tudati "he thrusts"). Sense of "stupid" is first found c.1500. Related: Obtusely; obtuseness.
obtuse ob·tuse (ŏb-tōōs', -tyōōs', əb-)
Lacking quickness of perception or intellect.
Not sharp or acute; blunt.