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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adverb, preposition: From side to side of; across; against.
From a- (on, into, toward) + thwart, from Old Norse thvert, neuter of thverr (transverse). Earliest documented use: 1470.
“He shuffled athwart, keeping one eye ahead vigilantly.”
Joseph Conrad; Heart of Darkness; Blackwood’s Magazine; 1899.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:I'd rather see a sermon than hear one any day; I'd rather one should walk with me than merely tell the way. -Edgar Guest, poet (20 Aug 1881-1959)