"It's the way you're treating me," he cried, with a clumsy man's awkward attempt at gesture.
The situation was awkward, and awkwardly he got himself out of it.
Never in my life did I feel so awkward as then, and it was not strange that you ridiculed me so.
In spite of the awkward sun helmet she carried her head imperiously.
The sheep were to be washed and sheared, too, and ...