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GRE vocabulary: awry

Definition of awry (adjective) - crooked; uneven; unsound; twisted

Example sentences with this word:
  • Things first started to look awry when the musicians, or should I say actors (the instruments seemed prerecorded, as far as I can tell), appeared on the stage.
  • From that day he abode at the court, wearing, with a face awry at the fineness of them, such clothes as were provided for him, and eating delicate foods.

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