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a·thwart / əˈ[unvoicedth]wôrt/ • prep. 1. from side to side of; across: a long counter thrown athwart the entranceway. 2. in opposition to; counter to: these statistics run sharply athwart conventional presumptions. • adv. 1. across from side to side; transversely: one table running athwart was all the room would hold. 2. so as to be perverse or contradictory: our words ran athwart and we ended up at cross purposes.

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athwart across. XV (first in Sc.). f. A-1 + THWART1, prob. after ON. um þvert ‘over in a transverse direction’.

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