Athwart Meaning and Definition in Dictionary
Definitions from Wordnet 2.0
- at an oblique angle; "the sun shone aslant into his face"
- at right angles to the center line of a ship
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- Shocker: Harvard Law Professors Condemn University's War on Young Men
In age when ideology increasingly trumps the impartial quest for truth on our college campuses, 28 Harvard University law professors are to be commended, for—to borrow William F. Buckley, Jr.’s famous phrase—“stand athwart history, yelling Stop, at a time when no one is inclined to do so, or to have [...] Read more on this news related to 'Athwart'
- Lamborghini Asterion concept: 910 hp, with the mileage of a Prius
Lamborghinis have a proper reputation for the supercars of the rich and wild, but mechanically they have been somewhat conservative — in the original William F. Buckley sense of standing athwart history yelling "stop!" While Ferrari, Porsche and McLaren turned to hybrids and turbocharging, Lamborghinis have remained refreshingly powered by 10- or 12-cy Read more on this news related to 'Athwart'