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rightward Syllabification: right·ward
Pronunciation: /ˈrītwərd/

Definition of rightward in English:


(also rightwards-wərdz)
(Of political views) toward the right: the party began to shift rightward


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Going toward or situated on the right: the rock face is climbed via a rightward curving crack
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  • Such behavior is responsible for the sequential rightward shift of the curves and the hysteresis.
  • Reagan congealed the Republican Party's rightward flank at a time when its Washington establishment tended toward the center.
  • Lactic acidosis may facilitate the supply of oxygen to working skeletal muscle by causing a rightward shift of the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve.

Words that rhyme with rightward

skyward • sideward
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