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- 1. sinistral (vs. dextral), sinister, sinistrorse, sinistrorsal, counterclockwise#1, anticlockwise#1, contraclockwise, left-handed
- usage: of or on the left; "a sinistral gastropod shell with the apex upward has its opening on the left when facing the observer"; "a sinistral flatfish lies with the left eye uppermost"
- 2. sinistral, left-handed (vs. ambidextrous) (vs. right-handed)
- usage: preferring to use left foot or hand or eye; "sinistral individuals exhibit dominance of the left hand and eye"
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