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You might even wonder at the whole concept of the news conference minuet after the same awkward questions and the same strained answers.

For starters, you really need several of them to actually warm up a group of people, and it’s a bit awkward to congregate around a hot pole.

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Keeping your contact information organized will speed up the preparation process and will help you avoid awkward situations like sending an invitation twice, or forgetting to do a follow-up with them.

Although there was nothing awkward about this shoot-and-sprint method of travel, I didn’t find it an addictive fun loop either.

Jessie’s own son attends the school and Slater still calls her “mama,” so yes, it is awkward.

Ever wonder how words like "twerk" and "baller" find themselves falling awkwardly from the mouths of morning show hosts?

Even Anderson Cooper, who Fitzgibbon once awkwardly introduced himself to at an airport, knows the publication.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West awkwardly embrace in color-coordinated pastel suits for their re-imagined Vogue cover.

They stood awkwardly, looking at him and then looking around the kitchen.

Jatu bows her head awkwardly to ensure her scarf covers the scarred side of her face.

Side by side with this terrifying discovery was the certain fact that his awkwardly built craft would gain little by maneuvering.

(A little awkwardly) Darling one, I wonder if you'd mind—just at first—being introduced as my niece.

"Tell him to call," she said to Tim, who delivered her message rather awkwardly, as if expecting a rebuff.

"Go long with you, Andy Rawlinson," she cried as the youth lingered rather awkwardly in the doorway.

All the old frozen woes seemed to melt in her, and she murmured awkwardly, looking away from him: "Oh, I'll wait."


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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to awkwardly, such as: clumsily, stiffly, bunglingly, carelessly, fumblingly, and gawkily.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.