Thesaurus / awry
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Instead of feeling anxious about a social interaction that went awry, looming deadlines, or any other number of anxiety-inducing events in the real world, your anxiety is now attached to the monster on the screen.
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Prucka also said that the organizers are taking some safety precautions in case something goes awry.
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She cried out as she did so, and then rising with some difficulty, immediately sat down again with her face awry.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
For everything which goes awry she has this answer: "Well, you would get up so early!"
THE PETTY TROUBLES OF MARRIED LIFE, COMPLETEHONORE DE BALZAC
That complacent remark struck the ear awry, like the whine of a deacons report at a Sunday-school convention.
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Hotspur, after a mad gallop, had raced back riderless to the stables, stirrups dangling and saddle awry.
MAID SALLYHARRIET A. CHEEVER
I follow, but am not so lucky, for the next wave catches the boat awry and sluices me from neck to heel!
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
As they approached the building Murray noticed that the edge of the weather observation platform was twisted awry.
THE ONSLAUGHT FROM RIGELFLETCHER PRATT
WORDS RELATED TO AWRY
- not straight
- out of shape
- below par
- out of order
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