He would not have been a Briton if these untoward combinations of events had not made him surly.
It would take only an untoward word, a false movement, to start a massacre.
He thought not at all of the untoward fortune that had placed him where he stood.
Had she been commissioned to tell him of some untoward event?
Truly it is untoward, but I wish, my dear aunt, you would ...