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Not straight, upright or level

uneven

adjective

not smooth or level

irregular

adjective

not even, smooth, or straight in shape or appearance

slanted

adjective

at an angle that is not 90 degrees

inclined

adjective

sloping in a particular direction

winding

adjective

a winding road, river etc has a lot of bends in it

crooked

adjective

not straight

lopsided

adjective

not even or level because one side is larger, higher, or heavier than the other

askew

adjective

at an angle instead of straight

off balance

not steady or upright, for example because more weight is on one side

at an angle

not straight, but leaning to one side

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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