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1. skyward

adjective. ['ˈskaɪwɝd'] directed toward heaven or the sky.

Synonyms

  • up

Antonyms

  • descending
  • low

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sky (English)

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Rhymes with Skyward

  • awkward
  • awkward
  • aylward
  • backward
  • buzzword
  • carryforward
  • cloward
  • derward
  • dorward
  • downward
  • durward
  • eastward
  • eduard
  • edward
  • gatward
  • goward
  • hallward
  • harward
  • hayward
  • heyward

Sentences with skyward


1. Noun, singular or mass
Take the wheel from the wheel bolts and lay it flat on the ground with the rim facing skyward.

2. Adverb
Young forest trees climb quickly skyward, attempting to out-compete one another for sunlight.

Quotes about skyward


1. Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.
- Leonardo da Vinci

2. So as I shivered, naked and damp, in front of the bathroom mirror, I raised my eyes skyward. "I hope we're still okay."I got no answer, but then, I didn't really expect one. Answer or not, it didn't matter. That's the thing about faith, I guess.
- Chloe Neill

2. skyward

adverb. ['ˈskaɪwɝd'] toward the sky.

Antonyms

  • downwardly

Etymology

  • -ward (English)
  • -weard (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sky (English)
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