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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
late Middle English word dating back to 1400-50; See origin at side1, -ward
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  • No sideward glance they cast nor backward did Margaret ever look.

    St. Cuthbert's Robert E. Knowles
  • He saw it all with a sideward glance, his attention on the prowler.

    Space Prison Tom Godwin
  • Tam Wylie probed him slyly, with a sideward glimmer in his eye.

    The House with the Green Shutters

    George Douglas Brown
  • Cicely demanded, indicating the nurse with a sideward wave of her head.

    Jupiter Lights Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • He gazed at her villainously, out of sideward, blood-shot eyes.

    Shadows of Flames Amelie Rives
  • Under these eyes Mary Makebelieve's walk became afflicted with a sideward bias which jolted her against her companion.

    Mary, Mary James Stephens
  • The Deacon grew uncomfortable beneath his sideward, estimating eye.

    The House with the Green Shutters

    George Douglas Brown
  • With sideward head she stood some seconds, smiling; and she sighed: "My name is Rachel—"

    The Lord of the Sea M. P. Shiel
  • I again mounted the ass, but found my sideward and unsupported seat only maintainable by a gymnastic of the severest order.

    From the Oak to the Olive Julia Ward Howe
  • A sideward glance told Lennon that his deadly play had not been heeded by Slade and the Navahos.

    Bloom of Cactus Robert Ames Bennet
British Dictionary definitions for sideward

sideward

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