awkwardness

[ awk-werd ]SEE DEFINITION OF awkwardness

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If there's any awkwardness about it, it sha'n't be on my side.

Borrowed help has the awkwardness which Emerson attributes to borrowed thoughts.

Could she have reckoned upon weaning me from him by a display of his awkwardness?

By the awkwardness of the unpacker, the statue's thumb was broken.

She felt the awkwardness of being surrounded by people with whom she was unacquainted.

He sometimes brought with him friends of his, who delighted in our awkwardness.

You know there is an awkwardness in my meddling ever so cautiously.

I tried to break through her awkwardness but entirely without avail.

But Helen went on without apparently noticing his awkwardness.

In a moment something of the awkwardness of the encounter occurred to him.

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