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Describing movement in a specific direction

ahead

adverb

moving in front of someone and in the same direction

anticlockwise

adjective, adverb

moving in the direction opposite to the direction of the hands of a clock

around

adverb, preposition

moving to many different parts or areas

clockwise

adjective, adverb

moving in a circle in the same direction as the hands on a clock

counterclockwise

adverb

anticlockwise

cross-country

adjective

going across countryside, not using tracks or roads

down

adjective, adverb, preposition

going towards the south

downwind

adjective, adverb

in the same direction that the wind is moving

eastbound

adjective

going towards the east

homeward

adverb

in the direction of home

left

adverb

towards the left side

leftwards

adjective, adverb

on or towards the left

non-linear

adjective

not moving in one direction, or not changing in one way at a regular speed

northbound

adjective

leading or travelling towards the north

over

adverb, preposition

moving across the space above someone or something

passing

adjective

moving past

right

adverb

in the direction of your right side

rightwards

adjective, adverb

on or towards the right

southbound

adjective

leading or travelling towards the south

up-

prefix

in or going towards a position that is higher or further north: used with some adjectives, nouns, and adverbs

upwind

adverb

moving in the direction from which the wind is blowing

westbound

adjective

leading or travelling towards the west

windward

adjective, adverb

on or towards the direction that the wind is blowing from

with

preposition

moving in the same direction as the wind, current etc

to windward

if a boat or ship sails to windward, it sails towards the direction that the wind is blowing from

solutionism

the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology

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any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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