diagonal (part of speech: adjective)
- It was on a slightly sloping bank, and close to the edge of a patch of jungle, not far from the right bank of the river. - "The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1", Allan O. Hume.
- Pushing once more through the throng of busy men and women, the friends ascended the sloping causeway that led to the village, and here asked the first man they met where Mr Hitchin lived. - "Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines", R.M. Ballantyne.
- Its sloping sides afforded a view of either camp, and upon them appeared the sources of several mountain streams. - "Plutarch's Lives, Volume II", Aubrey Stewart & George Long.