"I had not thought that you had taken it so amiss," said he awkwardly.
The situation was awkward, and awkwardly he got himself out of it.
"He says he wants to see you—to—to have it out with you," said Marcia, awkwardly.
Smith swung out as awkwardly as a turkey on a chopping block.
The needle was diligently but awkwardly plied in this pause.
They'd made friends, awkwardly ...