awkwardly

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"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 on the girl's part, very pleasantly on Murgatroyd's.

He paused, and was awkwardly conscious of constraint in the silence which ensued.

The man swung from the saddle, awkwardly nursing his right arm.

There was a silence on the part of both of his companions, awkwardly long.

"I don't know how to thank you for what you've done, Nichols," he said awkwardly.

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